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Striking monument

We were walking toward one of the Riverwalk staircases, when we took note of a statue of three... read more

Reviewed March 29, 2018
Allen21096
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Chicago, Illinois
George Washington and the Financers on Wacker

This is a majestic statue of George Washington between two principal financers of the American... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2017
MaryinChicago
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Chicago, Illinois
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E Upper Wacker Dr, between State St and Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60601
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Reviewed March 29, 2018

We were walking toward one of the Riverwalk staircases, when we took note of a statue of three men. It is located on the north side of East Wacker Dr. (Upper Wacker Dr.), between State St. and Wabash Ave. The monument is George Washington flanked...More

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Reviewed October 22, 2017

This is a majestic statue of George Washington between two principal financers of the American Revolution, Robert Morris and Haym Salomon. What a tribute to two people willing to take a risk on a group of freedom-loving colonists! What a tribute also to a soldier...More

Thank MaryinChicago
Reviewed September 16, 2017

I actually liked the location of this monument: it's right on the edge of the Michigan-Wacker Historic District, near the Wabash Avenue Bridge (now named Irv Kupcinet Bridge, in honor of the famous Chicago Sun Times columnist). From the site of the monument, the views...More

Thank irina g
Reviewed September 23, 2016

We passed this statue on our way to the Wabash Bridge. It is lonely statue without a huge base. Worth a couple of minutes.

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Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

This monument just jumps out at you as you approach the Wabash Bridge over the Chicago River. It seems a little out of place but it is a lovely statue in a serene spot as you go towards one of the entrances to the riverwalk....More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed June 22, 2016

Why I like this monument? Because of its spectacular location (by the Chicago river downtown). And because it gets you to think and learn more about US history. You can actually use your smart phone (and the bar code located in front of the statue)...More

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