Burlington, Vermont: Winged Monkeys

Winged monkeys have been a decorative part of the Burlington skyline for decades. Look at the roof above the "Burlington" lettering.
Address:
One Main St., Burlington, VT
Directions:
Main Street Landing, Main Street.
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Winged Monkeys

The winged monkeys on the roof actually represent the winged monkeys of Oz (they used to reside on the top of a futon store called "The Emerald City"). There are two because one disappeared after being snatched, presumably by a UVM student. It was missed so badly a second winged monkey was commissioned, but soon the first monkey reappeared. When the Emerald City store went broke no one wanted to see the monkeys go, so they were moved to the top of the old Union train station, where they reside now.

[Patricia, 01/05/2011]
Marble shroom. Winged Monkeys - Marble Statues

There is a series of marble statues in a small park near the winged monkeys.

[Andrea, 04/29/2010]

Wee people under giant mushrooms -- ready for winged monkey terror-from-above?

Winged Monkeys on the Train Station. Winged Monkeys

Winged monkeys have been part of the Burlington skyline for 30 years, and now the two winged monkeys on the former Union train station (now Main Street Landing) have delivered twins!

[Rik carlson, 09/19/2005]

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