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Monday, May 29 • 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Walking With Giants: The Sculptures of Lincoln Park LIMITED

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Join Krista August, author of Giants in the Park for a walking tour highlighting Lincoln Park's numerous sculptures. She will discuss the fascinating histories behind several of the park's "giants" including, The Alarm, LaSalle, Lincoln, Grant, and Fountain Girl (originally named Willard Fountain, for Evanston's Frances Willard). She will also discuss the broader history of the park, including "missing" statuary and the park's cemetery years. August has been leading walking and biking tours in Chicago for many years, guiding people through the city for the Chicago Architecture Foundation.

Cost - $25

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Krista August

Tour Guide, Giants in the Park
Krista August holds mathematics and graduate education degrees from Northwestern and DePaul Universities, respectively. Her fine art study includes coursework at the Palette and Chisel, the Old Town Triangle Association, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Richeson School of Art, and the Peninsula School of Art. For seven years, Krista volunteered for the Chicago Architecture Foundation, leading walking tours of... Read More →



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