Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool

Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool (HMW8H)

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

N 41° 55.534', W 87° 38.062'

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has been designated a
National Historic Landmark

This site is a premier example of the Prairie style of landscape architecture. Alfred Caldwell, a landscape designer, architect, teacher and poet, transformed an old Victorian lily pool in Lincoln Park into a "sanctuary of the native landscape." Funded by the Works Progress Administration and completed in 1938, it possesses national significance in commemorating the cultural history of the United States.
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HM NumberHMW8H
Series This marker is part of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects series
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Year Placed2006
Placed ByNational Park Service, United States Department of the Interior
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 4:28am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 447401 N 4641706
Decimal Degrees41.92556667, -87.63436667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 55.534', W 87° 38.062'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 55' 32.04" N, 87° 38' 3.72" 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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