Atlanta, Georgia: Spin This 11-Ton Rock (Gone)

"Rockspinner" looked like just another piece of environmental art, but artist Zach Coffin mounted the 22,000-pound boulder on a hidden underground bearing. Anyone could spin it -- until it was removed in April 2017.
Directions:
Midtown. On the northeast corner of Peachtree St. NE and 10th St. NE.
Hours:
Rock was removed April 2017.
Admission:
Free
Status:
Gone

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Spinning rock.

Spin This 11-Ton Rock

Smack dab in the center of bustling Atlanta, this rock is a pretty fun reason to search for a parking space. We even encountered locals who had no idea the rock actually moved. Go give it a spin!

[Kristie, 04/10/2014]

11-ton chunk of environmental art -- the boulder pivots on a well-lubricated, hidden bearing.

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