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Adorable Human Finds (Nearly) Every Manhattan Cornerstone

"I have over 1,100 cornerstones in my collection," boasts Bill McCracken, the world's most adorable real estate litigator and a fella that just really loves the dated stones of New York's buildings. His original mission: find a cornerstone for each year between 1900 and 2000. "I ended up going down every block in Manhattan over the course of two-plus years. I never found a 1997." More about this obsessive, over at Wall Street Journal's video.

· One Man's Search for Cornerstones [WSJ]