Naperville, Illinois: Dick Tracy Statue

The 20th century newspaper crime fighter immortalized in 21st century bronze. Nine feet tall!
Address:
Naperville Riverwalk, Naperville, IL
Directions:
From I-355, about a mile south of its junction with I-88, exit onto Maple Ave. Drive west for five miles as Maple Ave. becomes Chicago Ave. The road ends at Main St. in Naperville. Turn left, then immediately turn right onto Water St. Drive one block and park. The statue will be on the right, along the Naperville Riverwalk, next to the red brick township offices building and the covered bridge over the river.
Admission:
Free
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Dick Tracy statue.

Dick Tracy Statue

The Dick Tracy statue location has been remodeled. You can now walk right up to it.

[Jeff Bartels, 06/11/2017]

Dick Tracy.

Statue of Dick Tracy

Area currently under construction and unable to get next to the statue for photos. You can still see the statue from the covered bridge and across the river.

[Fighting Manatee, 08/06/2015]

Because of frequent flooding, the town plans to move the Dick Tracy statue higher up on the riverbank later this year.

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