Boston, Massachusetts: Big Teddy Bear Statue

The 12-ft. tall button-eyed bear waving outside the Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts is a hand-me down of sorts. Artist Robert Shure's bronze casting stood in front of Boston's FAO Schwarz toy store until it closed in 2004, and this new home was found.

Floating Hospital for Children

750 Washington St., Boston, MA
Tufts Medical Center, Floating Hospital for Children. Sculpture is next to entrance sign on small sidewalk island.
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Tuft's Larger Than Life Teddy

A large (~12 ft tall) bronze teddy bear greets children visiting Tuft's Children's Hospital.

[RC, 08/07/2014]

The teddy bear with the big F, A, and O blocks was based on a logo of the venerable FAO Schwarz toy store, which closed in Boston in 2004. The sculpture ended up here.

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