buckingham fountain

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Buckingham Fountain in the center of Grant Park
with the Chicago Skyline in the background

Dedicated in 1927, it is one of the largest fountains in the world. Built in a rococo wedding cake style and inspired by the Latona Fountain at the Palace of Versailles, it is meant to allegorically represent Lake Michigan.

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