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Walked past unintentionally

I walked past the Flamingo Statue on my way to Mllenium Park, it is as in pictures and is an... read more

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JXXXR
Interesting even in the rain

We came across this as we were running to get out of the rain it has an amazing look as the rain... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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50 W Adams St, Federal Plaza, Chicago, IL 60603-5107
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Reviewed yesterday

I walked past the Flamingo Statue on my way to Mllenium Park, it is as in pictures and is an impressive structure. This not a must visit however unless you are into sculpture or art or it’s on your way to somewhere.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

One thing I admire about the city of Chicago is they understand the value of great art. This courtyard could be filled with real estate but instead it is dedicated to surrounding people with great art. You won’t miss this red sculpture. Always makes me...More

Thank Marie A
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We came across this as we were running to get out of the rain it has an amazing look as the rain falls around it I’m sure much different then on a bright sunny day. It is another one of the outdoor art pieces that...More

Thank McWett
Reviewed 1 week ago

As i have said this on the Piccaso statue, this is one of many weird and wonderful exhibits in the city.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very cool sculpture and an incredible space. Excellent place to hang out and people watch any day of the week.

Thank Robert E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a cool sculpture I came across while walking around. It was nothing special and not a tourist attraction because there was nobody else around it. I enjoyed it though

Thank Nina P
Reviewed August 14, 2018

American artist Calder created this stationary abstract steel sculpture, Flamingo. The vermillion color, since dubbed "Calder red", is striking against the surrounding black and steel office buildings. This was the first piece commissioned under the federal Percent for Art program.

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Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

This sculpture impresses with its size (about 4 stories tall), color (bright orange against the gray black buildings) and odd shape. If you are in the area and especially if the weather is nice, it is a great spot to just stop, take a photo,...More

Thank Lori T
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

Not easy to walk passed this icon sculpture and not take a couple of circular walks to appreciate all the views. Tension between the steel beams and the graceful curves. I love the orange color as it is such a contrast to the very business-important...More

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Reviewed July 10, 2018

Had a great opportunity to walk around the Chicago Loop and found the Flamingo. At first it just looked like a metal art structure but as I walked around it I was then able to see the angle from which it really did resemble a...More

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