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Old 06-22-2009, 10:01 PM
 
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I know the Chrysler building in New York City Does. They don't look like the medieval gargoyles in Europe though.


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Old 06-22-2009, 10:20 PM
 
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Harold Washington Library in Chicago.
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Old 06-22-2009, 10:25 PM
 
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Harold Washington Library in Chicago.

Are they modern looking gargoyles or medieval looking?
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Old 06-23-2009, 02:26 AM
 
Location: Colorado (PA at heart)
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According to wikipedia, the following buildings have gargoyles but I don't know how modern or traditional they are, you'll have to look into it yourself:

Washington National Cathedral
Princeton University
Washington University in St Louis
Duke University
University of Chicago

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Actually, just quickly googled them:
http://www.nationalcathedral.org/visit/gargoyle.shtml
http://www.princeton.edu/pr/pwb/05/1212/2n.shtml
http://home.uchicago.edu/~jswaters/web/stone/about.html

Also check out this article: http://guide.trustedtours.com/destinations/savannah/stone-spirits/

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Old 06-23-2009, 09:52 PM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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There are gargoyles on Comerica Park, where the Detroit Tigers play.
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Old 06-23-2009, 10:03 PM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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Walter S. Arnold of Chicago is still creating gargoyles for contemporary buildings

Gargoyles and Grotesques - Carved in Stone
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Old 06-24-2009, 06:23 AM
 
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Grace Cathedral in San Francisco has them as well.
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Old 06-24-2009, 01:19 PM
 
Location: t' grim north
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According to wikipedia, the following buildings have gargoyles but I don't know how modern or traditional they are, you'll have to look into it yourself:

Washington National Cathedral
Princeton University
Washington University in St Louis
Duke University
University of Chicago

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Actually, just quickly googled them:
http://www.nationalcathedral.org/visit/gargoyle.shtml
http://www.princeton.edu/pr/pwb/05/1212/2n.shtml
http://home.uchicago.edu/~jswaters/web/stone/about.html

Also check out this article: http://guide.trustedtours.com/destinations/savannah/stone-spirits/
The Washington National Cathedral has Darth Vader gargoyles!
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Old 06-24-2009, 02:09 PM
 
Location: Colorado (PA at heart)
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Yes, it was a kids contest apparently... but the Cathedral also appears to have traditional gargoyles
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