Jewel like stamps and a concrete envelope, each cornerstone shows living organism – one of the invisible neighbors.

Cornerstones

Eastlake Avenue Seattle, Washington, 1997


Supported by Seattle Arts Commission, Seattle Public Utilities' 1% for the Arts Program, Department of Neighborhoods, & the Eastlake neighborhood

Materials

Stone, glass, lithichrome paint


Dimensions

Thirty-two units, each unit 2' wide x 2' long

Thirty-two units of stone inset with glass and designs of native microorganisms are fixed into the sidewalk at intersections along Eastlake Avenue. At each intersection, there is a brightly colored cornerstone inset into the sidewalks of Eastlake Avenue celebrate the native microorganisms that live in the nearby Lake Union and its shores.

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