Pillar of Fire - Chicago Fire Academy, Chicago, IL
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N 41° 52.159 W 087° 38.520
16T E 446722 N 4635466
Quick Description: A bronze, 33 foot sculpture of stylized flames entitled Pillar of Fire by sculptor Egon Weiner was erected in 1961 on this point of origin of the Great Chicago Fire of 1871.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 7/10/2008 6:56:37 AM
Waymark Code: WM45FW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
Views: 105

Long Description:
Located in front of the Chicago Fire Academy training facility at 558 W. DeKoven Street.

Sculptor Egon Weiner was an instructor at the Art Institute from 1945 to 1971. He died in August 1987.
Title: Pillar of Fire

Artist: Egon Weiner

Media (materials) used: bronze

Location (specific park, transit center, library, etc.): in front of Chicago Fire Academy

Date of creation or placement: 1961

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