Friday, December 9, 2011

Lincoln Park Zoo Fountains--Preserving History and Architecture

The Fountain for the Young at Heart ..
Sculptor: George Suyeoka
Located between the bear and wolf habitats along the outdoor visitor path of Pritzker
Family Children’s Zoo
It was originally commissioned for the zoo’s first Children’s Zoo (1964–2004) and relocated to its new home in 2006

Elephant Drinking Fountain ...
Sculptor: George Suyeoka
Unveiled: 1992
Medium: Bronze
Location: Center plaza of the historic Great Lawn south of Park Place Café

Lion Fountain...
Sculptor: George Suyeoka
Unveiled: 2006
Medium: Bronze
Location: West of the Kovler Lion House

1 comment:

Jim A. said...

The dates for the first Children's Zoo building should begin with 1959. I began my zoo career in that building June 5, 1960. Ed Maruska was the head keeper.