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Boca Raton, Florida: Statue of Famous Man and Monkey

Architect Addison Mizner built Palm Beach, then lost his fortune developing Boca Raton. His statue -- difficult to see on its lofty perch -- includes his animal pal, "Johnnie the Human Monkey," perched on his shoulder.

508 Via De Palmas, Boca Raton, FL
On the northeast corner of US-1 and SE Mizner Blvd. Perched atop a tall tower.
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Man and his monkey.

Man And His Monkey Statue

It's on top of a clock tower, and hard to see the monkey even when you finally spot the man! I can't figure out what is in his other hand, unless it's his architect's pencil. Had to cross the street to get a photo. No information about him at the site. The monkey's gravestone is in Palm Beach.

[Carol, 09/03/2020]

Architect Addison Mizner built Palm Beach, then lost his fortune developing Boca Raton. "Johnnie Brown the Human Monkey" is cradled in his right arm and climbing on his shoulder.

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