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“great public art installation”
Review of Crown Fountain

Crown Fountain
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Ranked #25 of 649 things to do in Chicago
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Chicago, Illinois
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“great public art installation”
Reviewed January 11, 2014

During the summer the area around the fountain is filled with children cooling in the fountain. You stand mesmerized watching the photos change and to see which one will activate the fountain stream.

i have found myself many times just standing there and waiting for the faces to change.

Visited August 2013
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Chicago, Illinois
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“one of the best”
Reviewed December 26, 2013

one of the best in Chicago specially in the summer. Great art in Millenium Park have to see it when in Chicago

Visited July 2013
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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“Admire it for a while and you'll laugh”
Reviewed December 14, 2013

This is a great piece of public artwork in Chicago (yet another). In a hot summer day, just being in its vicinity helps cool down and you'll see the kids playing and having fun. The image on the fountain is dynamic so stare at it for a while and be surprised :)

Visited May 2013
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Mississauga, Canada
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“Weird Fountain”
Reviewed December 4, 2013

It’s a funny looking something but a fountain. It’s few pillars which have faces being displayed on them and the water comes out of the mouth and ears of the face being displayed. It’s quite innovative and unique. Once the faces disappear for some time the water falls from the top of the pillars like a waterfall.

The fountain is located in Millennium Park not too far from the cloud. It’s very enjoyable in summer as you see every one soaking in water and kids play around, its definitely a good place to relax.

Visited August 2013
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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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“Fall- not the best time to see these”
Reviewed November 17, 2013

Went in early November and didn't get to see the water on, but saw one of the walls lit up with a short video of a moving face, but it didn't last long before it cut off and we didn't get to see much else. The walls were large and had clear glass tiling all over, but I bet it looks cool in the summer.
Just south of Cloud Gate and north of Buckingham Fountain.

Visited November 2013
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