Burlington, Vermont: Bizarre Memorial Park

Neighborhood park is a circular plaza next to a shopping center, and features statues of crouching, double-faced lion people.

Antonio and Rita Pomerleau Foundation Park

Home Ave., Burlington, VT
Antonio and Rita Pomerleau Foundation Park. On Route 7, a few blocks south of Flynn Avenue, southwest corner at Home Ave./Farrell St.
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Sphinx park. Bizarre Memorial Park

This little park sits on a major street corner, sharing a lot with a shopping center. The entrances of the round park are guarded by statues of harpies... or maybe winged sphinxes. Looking down on the scene are more sphinx-harpies chained to tall pillars. In the summer, ivy covers them and they peer down at you from the leaves.

At the center is a small grove of trees and the queen sphinx-harpie. There are stone benches that you can sit on while you munch a doughnut from the nearby grocery store and contemplate ancient gods long forgotten and the march of time and progress while the cars flow by.

[Aprile Stoddert, 05/15/2012]
Bizarre memorial park. Bizarre Memorial Park

Antonio and Rita Pomerleau Foundation Park -- It's different.

[Howard, 12/19/2011]
Lion body, human head. Bizarre Memorial Park

The Antonio and Rita Pomerleau Foundation's Neighborhood Park in Burlington is one of the weirdest parks I have ever seen. A dozen towers covered with crouching double-faced lion people on the edge of a shopping plaza.

[Philip Deslippe, 06/12/2004]

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