Aurora, Illinois: Isaac Squared: Swimming Stones

Combining two of our most entertaining materials, water and rocks, this kinetic sculpture features granite towers that splash water when upwelling H2O jiggles them out of alignment.

Address:
1 E. Benton St., Aurora, IL
Directions:
On the north side of Benton St., on a little island in the Fox River. Park across the street at the SciTech museum.
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Isaac Squared: Swimming Stones.

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Super cool kinetic sculpture. Well worth stopping to hang out for a moment.

[Kimmy G, 06/26/2022]

Unveiled in June 2001, sculpted by Christian Tobin, the 12-foot-high towers are made of granite rock stacks variously balanced on cushions of upwelling water. When they jiggle, the water splashes onto the surrounding pavement. Then it starts all over again.


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