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St. Paul, Minnesota: Bird of Goodwill (Gone)

A big water bird, its wings and neck extended, is made of junk salvaged from a nearby Goodwill store. Replaced by an apartment building in 2021.

I-94 exit 238. Drive north one block on Snelling Ave. Turn left. Drive west a half-mile on University Ave. the bird will be on the right, just past Fairview Ave.
Replaced by an apartment building in 2021.

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Bird of Goodwill

This attraction has moved. Not sure where the Goodwill Bird is now.

[A whitman, 09/14/2022]


Bird of Goodwill

At least you can say you've been here. Great dive bar down the way!

[Randy Foster, 10/18/2016]

Red Alert bird.

Bird of Goodwill

A large scrap-metal junk bird sculpture stands on the sidewalk near a large Goodwill store in St. Paul. It was welded by Al Wadzinski, presumably from junk salvaged from the Goodwill floors.

[BS Meyer, 09/16/2013]

Officially titled "Red Alert," the bird has beer kegs for thighs, a red Stop sign bolted to its breastbone, and a crest made from the body of a duck decoy.

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