Columbia, South Carolina: Big Parking Lot Rooster

This custom creation is something to crow about; different from the mass-produced fiberglass and "folk art" roosters seen elsewhere in the USA.

Gervais St., Columbia, SC
Midtown, on the north side US Hwy 1/Gervais St. midway between Park and Assembly Sts.
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Rooster statue painted in wild colors and designs.

Big Parking Lot Rooster

The rooster is still there in the parking lot, but repainted.

[Kim Franks, 09/04/2019]

The new paint treatment covers the earlier, more accurate rendering with community art nonsense. If you ask us, the rooster appears angry about the situation....


Big Parking Lot Rooster

A large rooster stands all by itself in a downtown parking lot. Nobody seemed to know why it was there or how long ago it appeared. It is brightly colored and may have something to do with the USC Gamecocks football team, but that is just speculation.

[signmanjoe, 01/12/2016]

Cockle-doodle-don't park there if you're not a Gamecocks fan.

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