Friday, June 11, 2010

The Broken "Rings of Steel" at Foley Square

Two men    with a  sawzall, and  avan.... were able to saw the banisters off of a solid granite staircase divider at the monument Triumph of the Human Spirit by Lorenzo Pace is the world’s largest site-specific installation venerating the experience of African American enslavement. 
The stainless steel banister supports are 1" thick and the banisters themselves are 2" thick and weigh, well, alot! The thieves / vandals removed two sets of banisters which presumably required a van to remove from them from the scene. 
Why would anyone do this? 
this is why.  

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