Fountains in Chicago

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Fountains in Chicago

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  • kmz88
    Chicago, IL362 contributions
    A beautiful fountain. Must see in Chicago. Plan to be there at the hour to see the central, high portion of the fountain go up!
    Written 25 February 2022
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  • kmz88
    Chicago, IL362 contributions
    Great fountain - the faces are supposed to represent a modern version of gargoyles. Especially nice in summer when it's hot.
    Written 25 February 2022
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  • TeamWard
    Nottingham, UK4,891 contributions
    On the hour every hour the Centennial Fountain and Water arc fires across the Chicago river, well worth timing your riverwalk to see it.
    Written 13 October 2019
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  • Martin S
    Cranford, NJ1,530 contributions
    Walking the Riverwalk one day, I came across the Vietnam Veterans Foundation and the sign Chicago Remembers. These drew me to look more closely at the memorial.

    The Fountain, plaques with names of the fallen and the overall setting and location made me feel good about how the city has honored these great people who gave their lives for our country.

    I am glad I discovered this place and would recommend a visit.
    Written 17 July 2019
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  • Jennifer B
    Detroit, MI5,600 contributions
    Stopped here as it seemed like an excellent end to our trip.

    It was.

    Very huge and stunning monument.

    Right off the road so easy to find, down the street from a college I believe, and along this big bend (curve).

    Nicely maintained it seemed, so different than from what I saw in other pics on here, showing green water.

    Partially paved/partially grass.

    No parking spaces, but you can park back some along the side of the road (no diagonal parking).

    Great view in the daytime.

    Written 2 June 2021
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  • Irina
    United States9,939 contributions
    The location of Pioneer Court can't be beat - it is a central plaza between N Michigan Avenue, Tribune Tower, Equitable Life Assurance of America Building (a skyscraper at 401 N Michigan Ave), a new Apple Store (opened in 2017) and Michigan Ave Bridge.

    Pioneer Court is not that large, but now it's decorated for holidays, plus it opens to some fantastic views of major central landmarks and attraction sites of the city, including Tribune Tower, Wrigley Building, Chicago River, and London Guarantee Building across Michigan Avenue Bridge.

    Great place.
    Written 21 December 2019
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  • Monica1124
    Chicago, IL146 contributions
    This picture with the fountain is Buckingham Fountain in Grant Park Chicago not Drexel Fountain. Drexel fountain is on the South side of Chicago near 55th and King Dr in Washington Park.
    Written 23 September 2020
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