Granite pieces salvaged from the storm water management project, existing exterior stair removal, at Studio 123 being cut and prep for the sculpture.
A full-scale plywood mock-up was built of each granite piece to allow ease of movement, adjusting the final design.
Granite layout on the sculpture’s concrete footing.
Drilling for the stainless steel dowel connectors.
Carefully guiding the stones into place
Setting the granite onto the footing.
Original 1906 boot scrapes salvaged from the building’s stair railing, prior to restoration, became part of the sculpture design.
Historic boot scrapes restored and ready for installation.
Preparing the historic stone for the boot scrape’s installation as part of the sculpture.
Precise placement and installation
The granite sculpture completed in time for the pumpkins
The boot scrape reaches into the twilight, framing the solstice’s moon on winter’s eve.