Monthly Archives: May 2016
The Fountain of Time by Loredo Taft was dedicated in Chicago in 1922. Taft spent fifteen years on the project and even included himself as one of the figures. The fountain is 125 feet long and contains 100 figures passing before Father Time. It represents the full spectrum of humanity in varying stages of life … Continue reading
Tower Grove Park in St. Louis opened in 1868 with the then largest variety of tree species (over 200) of any urban park in the country. Today it still holds that honor with 7500 trees covering 325 species. The stone blocks in the photos came from the Lindell Hotel which burned in 1867. They were … Continue reading
The Elk Fountain was donated to the City of Portland OR in 1900. It has four water troughs for horses and is still serving them to this day. The early photo is ca.1900.