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Vietnam Veterans Memorial, (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Designer:
Barney, Carol Ross 1949-  Search this
Sculptor:
Tillery, Gary 1947-  Search this
Type:
Sculptures
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Fountain
Owner/Location:
Veterans Memorial Park Chicago Riverwalk, Wacker Drive & Wabash Avenue Chicago Illinois 60601
Date:
Dedicated Nov. 11, 2005
Notes:
Inventory Staff, 2011.
(On stone wall over recessed panel, incised:) CHICAGO REMEMBERS
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Summary:
Installed in the former Wabash Plaza is a rectangular fountain basin and stone wall inscribed with CHICAGO REMEMBERS over a recessed panel featuring a sculpture of the Vietnam service medal. Stretching horizontally across the wall is a rectangular black granite panel inscribed with the names of those who died during the Vietnam War. A stone wall to the right is adorned with plaques including a rectangular inscription plaque titled "Chicago Remembers," a square plaque with the insignia for POW-MIA, and eight circular medallions depicting the insignias for the branches of the armed services that served during the Vietnam War.
Topic:
History--United States--Vietnam War  Search this
Emblem--Seal  Search this
Control number:
IAS 71500990
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_439438