Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Big Noodle (Gone)

An oversized Mac and Cheese noodle tempts passers-by, but you're not supposed to climb on it.

On the west side of N. 15th St. just north of its intersection with JFK Blvd -- at the southeast corner of Love Park/JFK Plaza. The Noodle looks as if it might be temporary, so it may be in another part of the Park when you visit, or it may be gone.
July 2013: Reported Gone

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Big Noodle

This is one of the attractions I looked for while in Philadelphia. Unfortunately, it is gone. I spoke to a guard by the Board Game Park and he said it was removed. He didn't know if it was put somewhere else.

[Kathy, 07/06/2013]

We're not surprised. Those Big Noodles always look suspiciously mobile to us.

Big Noodle.

Big Noodle

In Philadelphia's Love Park there is a giant Macaroni noodle with "You know you love it" on it. At first sight I thought it was just a big, random sculpture, not realizing that it was a Kraft Mac and Cheese noodle. The three of us girls did a little foot-in-hand action and boosted one of us up there. Numerous people were standing around, and no one pointed out the obvious to us (which we only noticed later when looking at the pictures) -- on the bottom platform it clearly states, "For your safety, please do not climb on the big noodle sculpture."

[Cheryl Ann Rondinelli, 04/27/2013]

You're lucky you didn't fall on your noodle. These big macaronis have turned up in a couple of other spots....

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