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Address: 2057 Pine Grove, Colorado Springs, CO
Description: Starr Kempf Sculpture Garden - private property and not a business open to...
Starr Kempf Sculpture Garden - private property and not a business open to public
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Made of solid stuff......

This was quite a large and intriguing site.....has great potential to those who love urban art and life style...artists and designers can envision accent pieces that would be... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
Karen B
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Kailua, Hawaii
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Kailua, Hawaii
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

This was quite a large and intriguing site.....has great potential to those who love urban art and life style...artists and designers can envision accent pieces that would be lighted up.....it boggled my poor geometric senses....

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

When you visit this place, don't linger, it is NOT a public space, and the neighbors (and owners) frown on people who get out of cars to gawk. Instead, drive past, slow down for a spell, and take it in. It is unlike any sculpture garden you have seen before. It is a riveting story that needs no words. The... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

My first drive past the property really grabbed my attention! The mind of Starr Kempf seemed to have no bounds. The moving structures are fascinating, his understanding of scale and how wind would make them come alive. The down side is that Mr. Kempf took is own life a number of years ago at his home for reasons only known... More 

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Wichita
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Wish you could see them better and they were in better repair. It is a real shame to see them falling down and wasting away.

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Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Near the entrance to North Cheyenne Canon Park stand several iconic steel sculptures that move with the wind. They are eclectic and pretty artistic. Being as we just moved here and live close-by we see them often and when asking one of the family members why one was sitting on the ground I found that the family has sued each... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

This one of a kind art is amazing, moving, and changing in the wind. It is outside in a wonderful area and you can enjoy it from your car!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I don't know why we were driving by when my daughter asked me what it was. I parked the car and got out. There were dark clouds to the east as a storm was coming in. The sun had just slipped behind the mountains, painting the sky with pinks and reds, and turning the storm clouds purple. There was a... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I always take visitors by these sculptures. I enjoy them myself. The off beat history of the family's management of these sculptures is a noted background to the visit.

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Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Tucked back in a canyon, these sculptures are really strange and intriguing. Be nice to the neighbors, though, and move through quickly.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

To bring sculpture to life through the glint of the Sun and the breath of wind is fascinating. These highly unusual mobile sculptures are "off the beaten track," but not far off. They are very close to the Starsmore Discovery Center at Cheyenne Canyon and are well worth a "side-step" for a peek.

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