Chicago, Illinois: Johnson Wax Turtle (Gone)

Large, rotating, lighted turtle was atop downtown headquarters of Johnson Wax.

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Johnson Wax Turtle - Vague Recollections

Living in Chicago in the 50's I remember a large, rotating, lighted turtle atop their downtown headquarters (now the Playboy Building I think). It would change colors with the change in weather conditions. Anyone know about its history/current location?

[Tom Wojcik, 08/27/2001]

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