Building Blocks of the Memorial
Four Freedoms Park is the heaviest stone setting job undertaken in New York City to date. What are the measurements that make up this monument?
100 trained stone setters from Port Morris Tille & Marble.
261,000 hand-placed cobbles throughout the Park.
190 individual stones make up the Room.
70 of the 190 stones that make up the Room are monumental in size.
1-inch wide slots between each stone column in the Room.
12,100 tons (roughly 24 million pounds) of dimensional granite quarried in Mount Airy, North Carolina, at the North Carolina Granite Corporation.
Solid granite blocks of the Room measure 6 by 6 by 12 feet and weigh 36 tons.