"Yet no one living in 1885, when the crated monument arrived in New York Harbor, could have foreseen the central place the Statue of Liberty would come to occupy in the American imagination."

Lady Liberty is scheduled to reopen today, 8 months after Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc on Liberty Island.  This MetroFocus graphic details the project’s countless difficulties before the statue became one of America’s most recognized icons: http://ow.ly/mAm17.

"Yet no one living in 1885, when the crated monument arrived in New York Harbor, could have foreseen the central place the Statue of Liberty would come to occupy in the American imagination."

Lady Liberty is scheduled to reopen today, 8 months after Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc on Liberty Island. This MetroFocus graphic details the project’s countless difficulties before the statue became one of America’s most recognized icons: http://ow.ly/mAm17.

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