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Washington, DC: Big Green Chair

A good place for you and several of your friends to rest your feet.

3500 R St. NW, Washington, DC
In Georgetown, on the front law of the Duke Ellington School For The Arts. Northwest corner of Reservoir Road NW and 35th Street NW.
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Big Green Adirondack Chair

The Big Green Adirondack Chairs were created by artist Joel Edward Sisson. They were part of a larger community building project started in a crack neighborhood in south Minneapolis, mentoring teenagers -- often labeled as gang members -- and providing them with job skills and employment. Six giant chairs were built and placed temporarily at locations across the Twin Cities. We then brought them to Washington, DC, for an art installation, and donated one to the Duke Ellington School for the Arts as a thank you to their students for helping us out.

[Joel Edward Sisson, 03/16/2024]

Green chair.

Big Green Chair

The Chair Lords weren't with us on this road trip! The big green chair (and the property it sits on) is fenced off due to some major renovations. The school is scheduled to reopen in Fall 2016. Fingers crossed the chair still stands and isn't accidentally bulldozed over!

[Cheryl Ann Rondinelli, 02/09/2016]

Adirondack chair.

Huge Chair

Students are encouraged to think big by a huge green Adirondack chair in front of the main building at Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Georgetown.

[Anna Newman, 03/24/2009]

Big green chair.

Big Green Chair

The green chair has been refurbished and is better than ever! It's on the grounds of the Duke Ellington High School for the Performing Arts. I'm not sure of the history of the chair, but it's been pleasing Washingtonians for years. About a year ago it was completely rebuilt and stands proudly near the entrance to the school.

[Wondermachine, 12/08/2008]

Adirondack Chair.

Giant Adirondack Chair

The big adirondack chair is on the Ellington School grounds near Georgetown University.

[Joe Desiderio, 05/09/2006]

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