La Quinta, California: Big Metal Roadrunner

12 feet tall and 30 feet long. Arrived on March 20, 2015. Built out of metal plates by artist Don Kennell for the Coachella music festival in 2014, where it held a porch swing in its beak. Now swingless, for liability reasons.
Jefferson St., La Quinta, CA
In the traffic circle at the intersection of Jefferson St. and Avenue 52.
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Big Metal Roadrunner

The roadrunner is a worthwhile find.

[Matt Gordon, 07/16/2015]

After the roadrunner's appearance at the 2014 Coachella music festival -- where it's beak held a porch swing -- this plate metal sculpture was moved to this more longterm location in a La Quinta traffic circle.

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