Crown Fountain (Chicago, Il) : The north tower with waterfall on

Creator:
Plensa, Jaume, 1955-
Published/Created:
Millennium Park at Michigan Avenue and Monroe Streets, Chicago, Illinois, United States
1999-2004
Physical Description:
50 ft (height)
Date Depicted:
8/15/2006
1950 AD - 2010 AD
Materials:
glass block
LED video screens
Notes:
Crown Fountain, named in honor of Chicago's Crown family, was designed by Catalan conceptual artist Jaume Plensa, and is the first of its kind in the world. Transparent glass block bricks are used to build two 50-foot (15 m) towers standing at either end
Variant Titles:
Millennium Park: Crown Fountain
Topics:
Architecture -- United States -- 20th century -- (YVRC)
Architecture -- United States -- 21st century -- (YVRC)
Period/Style:
Twenty-first century
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
2A2-US-CH-MP-3-C7
Genre:
fountains (AAT)
interactive art (AAT)
public art (AAT)
sculpture (AAT)
video art (AAT)
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Films, Video Testimonies & Lectures
Paintings & Drawings
Sculptures, Models, & Architecture
Rights:
Copyright Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Access Restrictions:
Yale Community Only
Digital:
contemporary (1960 to present); portraits; Fountains; parks (recreation areas); towers; waterfall; waterspout; faces; wading pool construction ; photography built works; hydraulic structures; water distribution structures; fountains; visual works
Source Creator:
Gilchrist, Scott
Source Title:
Archivision Module Three
Source Created:
2878 Chamonix, Montreal QC
Archivision, Inc.
8/15/2006
Source Note:
Purchase, Visual Resources Collection, May, 2011; photographer Scott Gilchrist
Yale Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Digital Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Local Record Number:
4152
OID:
10160770
PID:
digcoll:2307056