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Cubs/Sox Picasso
Illinois

Cubs/Sox Picasso

Even though they did lose last night, the Blackhawks are certainly the team of the moment here in the Windy City. And yesterday I showed you the Picasso to prove it. But, believe it or not, there was a time where our baseball teams were actually doing well as well...and at the time, way back when in 2008, that Picasso donned one of the most bizarre hats I've ever seen: a half White Sox, half Cubs baseball ...
Blackhawks Picasso
Illinois

Blackhawks Picasso

I am sure that this is well within Picasso’s original artistic vision… There are many statues in many cities that locals decorate for different locations (such as Waiting for the Interurban in Seattle), but I will never get over the fact that the Chicago Picasso is often donning a hat for whichever of our sports teams is currently actually doing well. And while no one can actually agree on what the ...
Late for the Interurban
Washington

Late for the Interurban

While those Waiting for the Interurban may be tired of holding out, there are a couple of others down the block who just might be glad that that street car has yet to come. In 2008 another statue was erected just down the block. Dubbed "Late for the Interurban" the bronze statue by sculptor Kevin Pettelle celebrates the 50th anniversary of the J.P. Patches Show and depicts the clown J.P. Patches ...

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