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Return Visit

The "God Bless America" sculpture depicting a man and a woman was installed on the Pioneer Court... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
irina g
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Illinois
Abe

The current statute is Abe Lincoln and a gentleman tourist. It is very tall. I've heard it was put... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Diane K
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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

The "God Bless America" sculpture depicting a man and a woman was installed on the Pioneer Court , Michigan Ave, in December 2008, and it stayed there till February 2010. The current giant (25 ft tall) bronze sculpture (the same artist: Seward Johnson) was officially...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank irina g
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

The current statute is Abe Lincoln and a gentleman tourist. It is very tall. I've heard it was put there by Illinois tourist group.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Diane K
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Pioneer Court on Michigan Avenue is the site for occasionally changing public art works, most recently the large sculptures created by Seward Johnson and the latest incumbent is the work entitled "Return Visit" that includes Abraham Lincoln. Previous works have included "American Gothic" and Marilyn...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Nice and funny giant characters up on the Magnificent Mile close to the River. I lile this modern art that enjous the city Loved by kids

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

You wouldn't miss it as it's near the Michigan avenue bridge and the Chicago tribune building. Good photos ops spot so lots of tourists. Good view of the surrounding areas

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

You can't miss this statue at the river and Michigan Avenue it's tremendous and people will be milling around I think it's a pretty good photo opportunity

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 16 October 2015

The statue of the American Gothic has not been in this plaza for about 5 years. The city rotates in different types of statues that are displayed in the plaza - but this one is long gone. We walk by this area weekly.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Diane K
Reviewed 18 December 2013

I have passed this statue several times when visiting Chicago. I always stop to look at. Pretty cool.

Date of experience: December 2013
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Reviewed 5 September 2009

During a rececnt visit to Chicago, we were at the River on Michigan and noticed this statue (it's pretty hard to miss since it is like 30' tall!) As soon as we saw it, we thought "American Gothic!" The only thing was, the couple had...More

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