The Curb at Rose and Prospect

As you can see, the corner that sits on the North American plate has slid past the section of the curb that sits on the Pacific plate. When the concrete was poured, the sidewalk was even with the curb!

Unfortunately, this icon of tectonic movement is no more, as the city of Hayward, after fifty years, finally got around to fixing it.

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