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Marquette, Michigan: Phil the Window Washer

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Address:
148 W. Washington St., Marquette, MI
Directions:
Downtown, in a little park on the north side of W. Washington St., just east of its intersection with N. 3rd St.
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Phil the Window Washer.

Phil the Window Washer

A life-size statue of Phil Niemisto, who spent years voluntarily washing the windows of downtown businesses. He was nearly 88 when the statue was unveiled in Oct. 2017.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [10/29/2017]

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Phil the Window Washer

Phil is no longer on Walker St. We were told he was moved to the local museum due to vandalism.

[Tina Kluemper, 07/26/2023]

The statue was removed for repairs. The city's downtown development authority has vowed that it will return to Phil's namesake park.


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