Princeton, Iowa: Rooster in a Top Hat (Gone)

A cartoon rooster in a top hat perched on the roof of a restaurant near the river. Gone in 2018.
Bridges Restaurant, US-67 and Clay Street. Next to the train tracks and a short block from the river.
June 2018: Reported gone.

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Rooster in a Top Hat

The Rooster in a Top Hat has been removed.

[Brooke Chestnut, 06/27/2018]

Rooster in a Top Hat.

Rooster in a Top Hat

A large chicken stands on top of building on Hwy 67 in Le Claire. It appears to be advertising a restaurant named "Bridges."

[Jack Steck, 03/14/2015]

The Rooster in a Top Hat is actually just up the road from Le Claire in the town of Princeton.

Rooster statue.

Rooster in a Top Hat

The fine feathered friend wears a top hat to advertise Bridges Restaurant in Princeton, Iowa, an old river town along the Mississippi. He sits on the top of the roof to avoid any possible floods. Not sure if the restaurant is still open.

[Jim Hejl, 08/08/2011]

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