Category Archives: Special Feature: Chicago Landmark Monuments / Sites

 

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Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool - by Landscape architect Alfred Caldwell

Year Built: 1936-1938

Location: North of Lincoln Park Zoo and Conservatory.

Date Designated a Chicago Landmark: November 6, 2002.

The Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool is a serene and beautiful "hidden gem" next to the Lincoln Park Zoo and Conservatory. It was first landscaped in 1889 and designated as a place...
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Carson Cottage - Architect Joseph Lyman Silsbee

Men's and ladies' comfort station.

Completed: 1888 / Renovated: 2007

The Carson Cottage [Men's and ladies' comfort station], along with the Cafe Brauer [South Pond Refactory], have been designated as Chicago Landmark: February 5, 2003.

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Clarence Buckingham Memorial Fountain

Completed: 1927

Architect: Edward Bennett designed the fountain in conjunction with French sculptor Marcel Loyau and engineer, Jacques H. Lambert.

Location: Columbus Dr. (301 E.) & Congress Pkwy. (500 S.); Chicago, IL 60605.

The Fountain runs from 8 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. daily, typically from early April through mid-October, depending on weather. Display times are subject to change...

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