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Flamingo Sculpture

50 W Adams St, Federal Plaza, Chicago, IL 60603-5107
+1 312-353-4475
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Large scale birds

1 check-in Alexander Calder is the man! That was a trick statement..... There were three... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
michaelcoppage
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Cincinnati, Ohio
Stumble onto interesting artwork.

The best thing you can do, is just to stroll around the city and you will come across fun and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
holidaycoco
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Chengdu, China
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50 W Adams St, Federal Plaza, Chicago, IL 60603-5107
Downtown / The Loop
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Reviewed 2 days ago

1 check-in Alexander Calder is the man! That was a trick statement..... There were three generations of Calder men all named Alexander and they are world renown for sculptures like these and mobiles. You can find a Calder almost anywhere due to how productive they...More

Thank michaelcoppage
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best thing you can do, is just to stroll around the city and you will come across fun and interesting artwork like this flamingo right here. I love how the city embraces artwork and it can definitely help you with orientation around the various...More

Thank holidaycoco
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

This is a very beautiful place to visit and there's also other several places to visit around here. Good to go by walking to make possible visiting other places.

Thank Silvano_Almeida
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Alexander Calder has created a fun sculpture in the Flamingo that excites the imagination of young and adults alike. It presents an iconic photo that is unique to Chicago.

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

When you view this art piece in the day time, it really adds to the surrounding vibe. It's free so that's great. There are usually skateboarders in the area so it's not completely friendly. During the day I'd rate this 3 stars. At night I'd...More

Thank Timothy Y
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

We visited this sculpture plus the 'model' of it housed in the Art Institute and I'm still struggling to see the flamingo in it? My initial reaction was that it looked like an anchor. Regardless it is an interesting piece of work - and definitely...More

Thank GrumpsDC
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous during the day and at night. Recommend taking a quick photo with it or of it. Absolutely free.

Thank AFM4fq
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

What a lovely look and very modern, a great addition to the city. Nearby to shops and restaurants too.

Thank Mandi L
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

This bold sculpture is good to see not far from the Willis tower. Great for picture, no fee, Free. huge sculpture

Thank lalocadr19
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We were taken to this by the Greeter. They were having a fam\rmers market there that day and lots of activity.

Thank Deborah D
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