Washington Monument Lights the National Mall

Washington Monument Lighting
Washington Monument Lighting
The US Army Brass Quintet plays before the Washington Monument is lit up while undergoing repairs in Washington on July 8, 2013. The monument suffered damage in the 5.8 magnitude August 23, 2011 earthquake which hit the East Coast of the US. (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
Washington Monument Lighting
Washington Monument Lighting
David Rubenstein, co-founder and co-CEO of the Carlyle Group, speaks prior to the lighting of the Washington Monument, still undergoing repairs in Washington on July 8, 2013. The monument suffered damage in the 5.8 magnitude August 23, 2011 earthquake which hit the East Coast of the US. Rubenstein donated USD7.5 million towards the repair of the Washington Monument. (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
Washington Monument Lighting
Washington Monument Lighting
The US Army Brass Quintet plays before the Washington Monument is lit up while undergoing repairs in Washington on July 8, 2013. The monument suffered damage in the 5.8 magnitude August 23, 2011 earthquake which hit the East Coast of the US. (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
Washington Monument Lighting
Washington Monument Lighting
David Rubenstein, co-founder and co-CEO of the Carlyle Group, waits to speak prior to the lighting of the Washington Monument, still undergoing repairs in Washington on July 8, 2013. The monument suffered damage in the 5.8 magnitude August 23, 2011 earthquake which hit the East Coast of the US. Rubenstein donated USD7.5 million towards the repair of the Washington Monument. (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
The Washington Monument lights up the National Mall, Monday, July 8. (Marissa Parra/WUSA9)
Washington Monument Lighting The Washington Monument lights up the National Mall, Monday, July 8. (Marissa Parra/WUSA9)
The Washington Monument lights up the National Mall, Monday, July 8. (Matt DelSignore/All-News 99.1 WNEW)
Washington Monument Lighting The Washington Monument lights up the National Mall, Monday, July 8. (Matt DelSignore/All-News 99.1 WNEW)
The Washington Monument lights up the National Mall, Monday, July 8. (Marissa Parra/WUSA9)
Washington Monument Lighting The Washington Monument lights up the National Mall, Monday, July 8. (Marissa Parra/WUSA9)
Washington Monument Lighting
Washington Monument Lighting
David Rubenstein, co-founder and co-CEO of the Carlyle Group, speaks prior to the lighting of the Washington Monument, still undergoing repairs in Washington on July 8, 2013. The monument suffered damage in the 5.8 magnitude August 23, 2011 earthquake which hit the East Coast of the US. Rubenstein donated USD7.5 million towards the repair of the Washington Monument. (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
The Washington Monument lights up the National Mall, Monday, July 8. (Kris Ankarlo/All-News 99.1 WNEW)
Washington Monument Lighting The Washington Monument lights up the National Mall, Monday, July 8. (Kris Ankarlo/All-News 99.1 WNEW)
Washington Monument Lighting
Washington Monument Lighting
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 08: David Rubenstein, Co-Founder of the Carlyle Group and Philanthropist, talks to tourist at the Washington Monument, after it was illuminated during a lighting ceremony, July 8, 2013 in Washington, DC. Mr. Rubenstein is donating $7.5 million to help repair the damage caused by the 2011 earthquake. (Photo credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Washington Monument Lighting
Washington Monument Lighting
A worker stands on the scaffolding around the Washington Monument as it is lit while undergoing repairs in Washington on July 8, 2013. The monument suffered damage in the 5.8 magnitude August 23, 2011 earthquake which hit the East Coast of the US. (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
Washington Monument Lighting
Washington Monument Lighting
A worker stands on the scaffolding around the Washington Monument as it is lit while undergoing repairs in Washington on July 8, 2013. The monument suffered damage in the 5.8 magnitude August 23, 2011 earthquake which hit the East Coast of the US. (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
Washington Monument Lighting
Washington Monument Lighting
The Washington Monument is lit up as it undergoes repairs in Washington on July 8, 2013. The monument suffered damage in the 5.8 magnitude August 23, 2011 earthquake which hit the East Coast of the US. (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
Washington Monument Lighting
Washington Monument Lighting
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 08: Annie Mothershead (L), and Elizabeth Schultz pose for photos in front of the Washington Monument after it was illuminated during a lighting cermony, July 8, 2013 in Washington, DC. As repair work from the 2011 earthquake continues the monument and surrounding scaffolding isÊwrapped in a blue-gray scrim is designed to replicate its marble blocks and is lit from the inside and appears to glow in the dark. (Photo credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Washington Monument Lighting
Washington Monument Lighting
The Washington Monument is lit up as it undergoes repairs in Washington on July 8, 2013. The monument suffered damage in the 5.8 magnitude August 23, 2011 earthquake which hit the East Coast of the US. (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
Washington Monument Lighting
Washington Monument Lighting
The Washington Monument is lit up as it undergoes repairs in Washington on July 8, 2013. The monument suffered damage in the 5.8 magnitude August 23, 2011 earthquake which hit the East Coast of the US. (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
Washington Monument Lighting
Washington Monument Lighting
The Washington Monument is lit up as it undergoes repairs in Washington on July 8, 2013. The monument suffered damage in the 5.8 magnitude August 23, 2011 earthquake which hit the East Coast of the US. (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
The Washington Monument lights up the National Mall, Monday, July 8. (Kris Ankarlo/All-News 99.1 WNEW)
Washington Monument Lighting The Washington Monument lights up the National Mall, Monday, July 8. (Kris Ankarlo/All-News 99.1 WNEW)
Washington Monument Lighting
Washington Monument Lighting
The Washington Monument is lit up as it undergoes repairs in Washington on July 8, 2013. The monument suffered damage in the 5.8 magnitude August 23, 2011 earthquake which hit the East Coast of the US. (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
The Washington Monument lights up the National Mall, Monday, July 8. (Matt DelSignore/All-News 99.1 WNEW)
Washington Monument Lights National Mall The Washington Monument lights up the National Mall, Monday, July 8. (Matt DelSignore/All-News 99.1 WNEW)
The Washington Monument lights up the National Mall, Monday, July 8. (Matt DelSignore/All-News 99.1 WNEW)
Washington Monument Lights National Mall The Washington Monument lights up the National Mall, Monday, July 8. (Matt DelSignore/All-News 99.1 WNEW)
The Washington Monument lights up the National Mall, Monday, July 8. (Matt DelSignore/All-News 99.1 WNEW)
Washington Monument Lights National Mall The Washington Monument lights up the National Mall, Monday, July 8. (Matt DelSignore/All-News 99.1 WNEW)
Washington Monument Lighting
Washington Monument Lighting
The Washington Monument is lit up while undergoing repairs in Washington on July 8, 2013. The monument suffered damage in the 5.8 magnitude August 23, 2011 earthquake which hit the East Coast of the US. (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
The Washington Monument lights up the National Mall, Monday, July 8. (Marissa Parra/WUSA9)
Washington Monument Lighting The Washington Monument lights up the National Mall, Monday, July 8. (Marissa Parra/WUSA9)
Washington Monument Lighting
Washington Monument Lighting
The Washington Monument is lit up while undergoing repairs in Washington on July 8, 2013. The monument suffered damage in the 5.8 magnitude August 23, 2011 earthquake which hit the East Coast of the US. (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
Washington Monument Lighting
Washington Monument Lighting
The Washington Monument is lit up while undergoing repairs in Washington on July 8, 2013. The monument suffered damage in the 5.8 magnitude August 23, 2011 earthquake which hit the East Coast of the US. (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
Washington Monument Lighting
Washington Monument Lighting
The Washington Monument is lit up while undergoing repairs in Washington on July 8, 2013. The monument suffered damage in the 5.8 magnitude August 23, 2011 earthquake which hit the East Coast of the US. (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
Washington Monument Lighting
Washington Monument Lighting
The Washington Monument is lit up while undergoing repairs in Washington on July 8, 2013. The monument suffered damage in the 5.8 magnitude August 23, 2011 earthquake which hit the East Coast of the US. (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
Washington Monument Lighting
Washington Monument Lighting
The Washington Monument is lit up while undergoing repairs in Washington on July 8, 2013. The monument suffered damage in the 5.8 magnitude August 23, 2011 earthquake which hit the East Coast of the US. (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
Washington Monument Lighting
Washington Monument Lighting
The Washington Monument is lit up while undergoing repairs in Washington on July 8, 2013. The monument suffered damage in the 5.8 magnitude August 23, 2011 earthquake which hit the East Coast of the US. (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
Washington Monument Lighting
Washington Monument Lighting
The Washington Monument is lit up while undergoing repairs in Washington on July 8, 2013. The monument suffered damage in the 5.8 magnitude August 23, 2011 earthquake which hit the East Coast of the US. (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
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