05 March, 2007

Rooftop art

From our friends at the Wooster Collective:

In 1969, Rudolph de Harak designed and the sculptor William Tarr built, a a full-size model of a WWI Sopwith Camel on top of 77 Water Street, a 26 story building, in New York.

It's sole purpose is to amuse the inhabitants of surrounding buildings and skyscrapers, most notably the former World Trade Center.

And the requisite Google maps link is HERE, so that you can see it for yourself. Make sure to turn on the satellite view, for best results.

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