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Old 06-26-2009, 09:40 AM
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The Picasso Statue in Daley Plaza - Chicago, IL

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Old 07-04-2009, 08:39 PM
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A Statue in Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens

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Old 07-07-2009, 08:49 PM
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This was a rather surprising addition to Michigan Avenue. Based, of course, on the famous Grant Wood painting "American Gothic."

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Old 07-07-2009, 08:52 PM
 
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It does seem that American Gothic is misplaced in this setting. I wonder what their mindset was when they decided to have a gargantuan version right there!
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Old 07-08-2009, 07:34 AM
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It does seem that American Gothic is misplaced in this setting. I wonder what their mindset was when they decided to have a gargantuan version right there!
That is a good question, Bibit. Can you imagine if they had put it in front of the new Trump Tower?
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Old 07-08-2009, 09:40 AM
 
Location: "The Sunshine State"
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This was a rather surprising addition to Michigan Avenue. Based, of course, on the famous Grant Wood painting "American Gothic."
Great shot! I never knew that was there!

I am sure the Donald would love it in front of his NY Tower Building! LOL!
I think it would look kinda cool in Manhattan though, maybe somewhere on 5th Ave.!
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Old 07-08-2009, 10:17 AM
 
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Old 07-08-2009, 11:52 AM
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Nice shot, EG! I have a similar photo of architectural detail and couldn't decide whether to put it here or elsewhere. Since you put yours here, I'll do the same when I get to it.
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Old 07-08-2009, 03:32 PM
 
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Thanks PG. Here's another from the same neighborhood:
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Old 07-08-2009, 07:15 PM
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Great shot! I never knew that was there!

I am sure the Donald would love it in front of his NY Tower Building! LOL!
I think it would look kinda cool in Manhattan though, maybe somewhere on 5th Ave.!
No, Blondie, I meant the Trump Tower in Chicago. He built this enormous hotel/condo combo right next to the Chicago River. You'll see it in one of my upcoming photos -- as soon as I can figure out how to adjust the perspective in PSE.
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