Chicago Downtown and Loop / Public Art

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Above Image: Untitled [called The Picasso] – By Pablo Picasso


Public Art in Chicago Loop

Loop is the commercial center of downtown Chicago.
It is bounded on the west and north by the Chicago River, on the east by Lake Michigan, and on the south by Roosevelt Road,
although the commercial core has expanded into adjacent community areas.

Here is a map of the Loop..  click here..




Chicago Downtown and Loop have very high concentration of Public Art.
As such I am dividing the coverage under various posts:

The Loop

Millennium Park.. click here..

Grant Park.. click here..

Art Institute of Chicago.. click here..

Museum Campus & Soldier Field.. click here..

Chicago River: South Bank.. click here..

Chicago River: North Bank.. click here..

Pioneer here..

River North and Streeterville.. click here..


Premier civic center of the City of Chicago, Illinois

For more, click here..

Houses offices of the State of Illinois

For more, click here..


Metcalfe Federal Building [ The Town-Ho’s Story – by Frank Stella] click here..

Chicago Federal Plaza [The Flamingoby Alexander Calder] click here..

Harold Washington Social Security Administration Building Plaza [Batcolum – by Claes Oldenburg] click here

Exelon Plaza
Chase Tower Plaza / Bank One Plaza / First National Plaza

Aon Center [formerly Amoco Building]
200 East Randolph Street

Not strictly Public Art and security guards may question any individual loitering in the plaza




Untitled called Picasso [Daley Plaza].. click here..
Eternal Flame Memorial [Daley Plaza].. click here..
Daley Plaza – Fountain [Daley Plaza].. click here..
Daley Plaza: Map for visually impaired [Daley Plaza].. click here..


Monument With Standing Beast – by Jean Dubuffet [Thompson Center].. click here..
Bridgeport – by John Henry [Thompson Center].. click here..
Illinois River Landscape – by Richard Hunt [Thompson Center].. click here..

The Town-Ho’s Story – by Frank Stella [Metcalfe Federal Building] .. click here..
Flamingo – by Alexander Calder [Chicago Federal Plaza] .. click here..
Batcolum – by Claes Oldenburg [Harold Washington Social Security Administration Building Plaza] .. click here..

Four Seasons – By Marc Chagall [Exelon Plaza].. click here..
Exelon Plaza Fountain [Exelon Plaza].. click here..
Exelon Plaza Clock [Exelon Plaza].. click here..

The Sounding Sculpture – by Harry Bertoia [Aon Center] .. click here..
Reflections – by Joseph A. Burlini [Aon Center].. click here..
Winged Form – by Richard Hunt [Aon Center] here..
Aon Center Plaza Fountains [Aon Center].. click here..

Miro’s Chicago – by Joan Miro [Brunswick Bldg. Plaza].. click here..
Freeform – By Richard Hunt [ 160 N. LaSalle St].. click here..
Bronze Cow [Chicago Cultural Center].. click here..
W. la Vaca 1999 #2, by Virginio Ferrari [20 N. Michigan Avenue] here..
Stone Arbor Fountain – by Carolann Haggard [20 N. Michigan Avenue].. click here..
By Jaume Plensa [20 N Michigan Avenue] .. click here..
Radiant One – by Richard Lippord [Inland Steel Building].. click here..
We Will – by Richard Hunt [Heritage Building /130 N. Garland Ct.].. click here..
Lines in Four Directions – by Sol LeWitt [10 W. Jackson Blvd].. click here..
Mural – by Mark McMohan.. click here..

San Marco II – by Ludovico De Luigi [One Financial Place Plaza].. click here..
Fountain at Printers Row Square.. click here..
Chicago Totem – by Abbott Pattison.. click here..
Communication X9 – by Yaacov Agam.. click here..
Pillar of Fire – by Egon Weiner.. click here..
Epistrophy – by Richard Taylor.. click here..
Mary Bartelme Park Fountain.. click here..
Being Born – by Virginio Ferrari.. click here..
Arris – by John Henry.. click here..
Shark Bench – by Barry Hehemann.. click here..

Flame of the Millennium – by Leonardo Nierman.. click here..
Christ of the Loop – by Arvid Strauss.. click here..
Vincentian Letter – by Alexander Tylevich .. click here..
Universe – by Alexander Calder.. click here..
Hands of Peace – by Henri Azaz.. click here..
Father Time.. click here..
Peacock Clock.. click here..
The Weather Bell.. click here..
Ceres – by John Bradley Storrs.. click here..
Logo of Chicago Board of here..

Agriculture and Industry – by Unknown.. click here..
CBOT Sculptural Reliefs – by Alvin Meyer.. click here..
Heald Square Monument – by Lorado Taft and Leonard Crunelle.. click here..
Harris Bank Fountain – by Russell Secrest .. click here..
Haymarket Memorial – by Mary Brogger .. click here..
Take Time Out – by Seward Johnson.. click here..
Plant a Garden – by Douglas Hoerr.. click here..
The Winged Victory of Samothrace.. click here..
Daphne Garden – by Dessa Kirk.. click here..
The Athlete – by Terrence Karpowicz.. click here..
Hubbard Street Murals.. click here..
The Lions – by Edward Kemeys .. click here..
Vietnam Veterans Memorial.. click here..
The Flight of Daedalus and Icarus – by Roger Brown.. click here..

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