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“Quick, Unique, Gigantic Metal Sculptures” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Starr Kempf's Metal Sculptures

Starr Kempf's Metal Sculptures
2057 Pine Grove, Colorado Springs, CO
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Owner description: Starr Kempf Sculpture Garden - private property and not a business open to public
Fort Collins, Colorado
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Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
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“Quick, Unique, Gigantic Metal Sculptures”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Hidden in a neighborhood near The Broadmoor Hotel, take 10 minutes to check out this unique one of a kind group of sculptures. Used to be more, but still a few and worth seeing if you are there. You are viewing from a sidewalk (see http://starrgideonkempf.com/gallery/ to get an idea) & they are even better in real life.
If you are in Colorado Springs and don't take the few minutes to see this, you're really missing something incredible.

Visited May 2012
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
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“We are all just a little crazy...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

Mr. Kempf used to come into the steel company where I worked in his old white station wagon to buy material. Such a neat old guy. I brought some visitors to his house once and he was sitting across the street in his car looking back at his work. When the wind blows, it just a little bit of magic and it was breezy that day. I asked him if he was ok and he said "Some people say I'm crazy...I think we are all crazy, it's just a matter of what degree." I was sad to hear he passed, but his genious lives on here at his house and around town. Some of those sculptures weigh in by the ton, yet they float and flutter in the wind. Crazy? Maybe...Genious? You bet!

Visited December 2012
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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“Giant sized!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

The sculptures are larger than one would imagine (some well over 50' tall) and very extraordinary in design. Unfortunately the viewing is from the street and trees block getting a complete view. But do come and see the property. It is unique!

Visited November 2012
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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“Grew up with these”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

Growing up in Manitou Springs & Colorado Springs, it was kind of a daily occurrence to see one of Mr Kempf's sculptures.

Visited November 2011
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“Odd place and Statures”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

I would not go here unless you are in the neighborhood. Tough to see clearing since on private property and can only view from the road.

Visited October 2012
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