Minneapolis, Minnesota: Mary Tyler Moore StatueThis landmark was created back when cable channel TV Land thought pop culture, posterity and self-promotion would be best served by sponsoring public statues of fictional TV characters. Iconic, hat-tossing Mary Richards is from the opening credits of the 1970s sitcom set in Minneapolis.
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A bronze statue of Mary Tyler Moore adorns the front of Macy's Department Store in Minneapolis. The famous scene of her tossing her hat in the air is forever immortalized in bronze. The plaque states, "Who can turn the world on with her smile."[Marci, 11/10/2006]
A pop culture moment important to millions of older teevee-watching Americans will be immortalized in bronze in the streets of Minneapolis, MN. Mary Richards, the perky wraith-star of the 70s sitcom, the "Mary Tyler Moore Show," threw her hat in the opening credits montage between Seventh and Eighth streets.... [03/11/2001] Complete News Story
Mary Tyler Moore Statue
- 700 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN
- Downtown, on the west corner of 7th St. S. and the Nicollet Pedestrian Mall.