Chicago, Illinois: Giant Lincoln and Perry Como

Mega-Abe, Pennsylvania crooner Perry Como, and the Gettysburg Address -- based on a small-size sculpture in Gettysburg, but very confusing in Chicago. Who cares; it's huge!
Address:
N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL
Directions:
Midtown. On the east side of N. Michigan Ave. just north of the Chicago River.
Admission:
Free
RA Rates:
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Chicago, Illinois - Giant Abe, Perry Como, Honesty
Giant Abe Lincoln and Perry Como: Built in 2014, a 25-foot-tall statue of Abe Lincoln and Perry Como has gradually made its way westward, from New Jersey to Ohio to Indiana... to Illinois. [11/02/2016] Complete Story...

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Giant Lincoln and Perry Como.

Giant Lincoln and Perry Como

I spent the weekend in Chicago following the World Series win, and got to see the sculpture with the Cubs shirt on!

[Mallory Billings, 11/17/2016]

Perry Como and Abe Lincoln.

Return Visit: Lincoln and Perry Como

The sculpture, "Return Visit," is in front of the Miami County courthouse building.

[Peggy Olmstead, 06/09/2015]

Seward Johnson's 30-foot-tall bronze of Lincoln (and a Perry Como-like guy), was originally in New Jersey; then in Troy, Ohio, in 2015; then in Crown Point, Indiana, in 2016; then moved to Chicago for 2017. The sculpture is a giant version of a this one in Gettysburg, PA.

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