The bizarre story of Toynbee tiles, found in cities across the country. Other Toynbee Tile Links: Posted by James at September 8, 2003 5:17 PM
TOYNBEE IDEA IN KubricK's `2001 RESURRECT DEAD ON PLANET JUPiTER.
The message wasn't painted. It was some kind of tile, a bit larger than a license plate, that had actually been imbedded in the street. Each letter looked to have been hand carved and inlaid in a plastic or epoxy base. I tried to push my thumbnail into the tile. It was rock hard. Harder than the asphalt itself.