Bronze and steel personalities…

In front of the Peggy Notebaert nature museum in Chicago’s Lincoln Park is this. Fittingly. it’s named Steel Roots. Copyright 2023 Pamela Breitberg
A short walk toward the street, hiding in the prairie landscape, is this mighty Bison. Long gone are the days when prairies, Illinois’s namesake, comprised most of the state’s grounds. Today less than 10% of the land is prairie. Copyright 2023 Pamela Breitberg
South Pond is the spot to view the famed Ulysses S. Grant statue. Famed because it was incorrectly placed in Lincoln Park and whomever in charge decided it was too expensive to relocate it to its intended Grant Park home. It does look like its headed toward Grant Park. Copyright 2023 Pamela Breitberg’
The ever revered Shakespeare is honored in Shakespeare garden across from Lincoln Park Zoo. Lincoln Park hosts a worthy collection of statuary. To browse the vast collection , read here. Copyright 2023 Pamela Breitberg
Uncaged, this Bear, looms over the west side entrance to Lincoln Park Zoo. Copyright 2023 Pamela Breitberg
The Bear is part of the trio called The Lesson. Many visitors are seen getting their pictures taken underneath these big guys. Copyright 2023 Pamela Breitberg


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