Walking Tour: Chicago Outdoor Sculpture


Guide to Outdoor Public Art in Chicago's Loop District

Chicago's Loop neighborhood has six of the most iconic outdoor sculptures in the country. Works by Picasso, Calder and Kapoor are all within a few blocks of each other in the Loop Business District. Use the Chicago sculpture map below to do a personal free walking tour of the art. Start at the Thompson Center’s massive atrium and end under a cloud at Millennium Park.

6 Outdoor Sculptures in The Loop

Monument with Standing Beast by Jean Dubuffet
Location: Thompson Center Plaza, at e.Randolph St and s.Clark St

Untitled by Pablo Picasso
Location: Richard J. Daley Plaza, 50 w.Washington St. at n. Dearborn St

Dawn Shadows by Louise Nevelson
Location: Madison Plaza, 200 w. Madison St at n.Franklin St

Flamingo by Alexander Calder
Location: Federal Plaza, corner of n.Dearborn St and e.Adams St

Crown Fountain by Jaume Plensa
Location: Millennium Park, at s.Michigan Ave and e.Monroe St

Cloud Gate by Anish Kapoor
Location: Millennium Park, at n.Michigan Ave and e.Madison St



photos of large outdoor sculptures in Chicagophotos of famous Chicago outdoor public sculptures in the Loop
Photo Credits: Row 1: Jean Dubuffet - Pablo Picasso - Louise Nevelson
Row 2: Alexander Calder - Jaume Plensa - Anish Kapoor

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Map showing outdoor public sculptures in Downtown Chicago Loop District.

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