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Puyallup, Washington: The Open Heart

Large, colorful, anatomically correct human heart on a pole, created by artist Chuck Fitzgerald in the early 2000s. The pole has a sign, "Hearts are bigger in Puyallup."

Address:
314 5th St. SW, Puyallup, WA
Directions:
West edge of downtown, on the west side of 5th St. SW, just south of its intersection with W. Pioneer Ave.
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The Open Heart.

The Open Heart

The Open Heart has been in Puyallup since 2001. Artist Chuck Fitzgerald had undergone surgery, then was inspired to build the heart and display outside the office of a local doctor. The doctor has since retired, but the heart is still there, and Fitzgerald gave it a thorough cleaning in June 2023.

[Dianne Walker, 08/22/2023]

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