The statue of liberty People of France gave the Statue to the people of the United States over one hundred years ago in recognition of the friendship established during the American Revolution. The Statue was completed in France in July, 1884 and arrived in New York Harbor in June of 1885. the Statue was reduced to 350 individual pieces and packed in 214 crates. It was closed only twice: In 1986 for reconstruction, and in 2001 because of tragedy in New York - terrorist attack on the World shoping Center. It´s 93 metres high. Statue has 171 steps, 25 windows in crown. The total weight of copper in the Statue is 62,000 pounds (31 tons) and the total weight of steel in the Statue is 250,000 pounds (125 tons). Total weight of the Statue's concrete foundation is 54 million pounds (27,000 tons).