Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool

Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool (HMW8G)

Location: Chicago, IL 60614 Cook County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 55.534', W 87° 38.06'

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Alfred Caldwell, landscape architect

— 1936-38 —

Chicago Landmark

One of the most important historic landscapes in Chicago, this "hidden garden" in Lincoln Park was designed by note landscape architect Alfred Caldwell in the Prairie style. Inspired by his mentor Jens Jensen and the work of architect Frank Lloyd Wright, Caldwell poetically interpreted the Midwestern landscape through the use of native plants, stratified stonework, and a natural-looking "prairie river," with a waterfall that symbolizes it source.

Designated on November 6, 2002
Richard M. Daley, Mayor
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HM NumberHMW8G
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Year Placed2002
Placed ByCommission on Chicago Landmarks
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Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 10:49am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 447404 N 4641706
Decimal Degrees41.92556667, -87.63433333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 55.534', W 87° 38.06'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 55' 32.04" N, 87° 38' 3.60" W
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Area Code(s)312, 773
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 209-231 W Fullerton Pkwy, Chicago IL 60614, US
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