February 10, 2012 01:58:28 PM

Lee Fischman




A rock, specifically, a piece of Manhattan schist.


This hard stone is the foundation upon which New York's skyscrapers rest. Without it, the skyline might look very different and the city could have developed very differently.


Comments [1]

Shirley from manhattan

You are so correct the mica shows through
BUT, the general public wont know this.
i chose the subway bench with 5 different people......and No, I didnt dare to take a NYorker non intruder mind.

Feb. 22 2012 02:40 PM

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