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Alexander Calder's Terrazzo Sidewalk

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Sidewalk art by sculptor and artist Alexander Calder
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Alexander Calder's Terrazzo Sidewalk is a unique work by an artist famous for his mobile sculptures. Installed in 1970, the sidewalk is 75 by 15 feet, and is made up of black-and-white parallel and diagonal lines and crescents. In 2002, the sidewalk was renovated at the cost of $100,000.