Glen Ellyn, Illinois: Bronze Roadrunner

Eight feet tall. The roadrunner is the mascot of the College of DuPage.
Address:
Tallgrass Road, Glen Ellyn, IL
Directions:
On the campus of the College of DuPage. From the intersection of 22nd St. and Lambert Rd, go south about 600 feet and turn east onto Tallgrass Rd. Go east about a quarter-mile. The statue will be on the south side of Tallgrass Rd near the northeast corner of the Student Services Center.
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Big Bronze Roadrunner

An eight-foot tall bronze chaparral (i.e., roadrunner), sculpted by Matthew Placzek, on the campus of the College of DuPage. It would have been really cool if the roadrunner was being chased by a 15-foot-tall bronze coyote, but you can't have everything.

[John Takao Collier, 05/14/2016]

The roadrunner was erected in 2013. It's the College of DuPage mascot.

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