Windmark - Quail Lake Park - Colorado Springs, CO
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member condor1
N 38° 47.199 W 104° 48.472
13S E 516686 N 4293118
Quick Description: The "Windmark" sits on a hill above Quail Lake Park in west Colorado Springs.
Location: Colorado, United States
Date Posted: 1/24/2009 3:56:22 PM
Waymark Code: WM5N4B
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member JIMBOBWE
Views: 49

Long Description:
The large, pre-rusted steel sculpture called “Windmark” by some, “Landmark” by some and “windthinggizmo” by others, was commissioned by David Sunderland of Gates Land Co. in 1972 when Cheyenne Mountain Ranch was being developed.

When the sculpture was completed in 1973 by Colorado College instructor Jack Edwards, it was placed alongside Colorado Highway 115 and later moved east to Quail Lake Park.

The weather-vane-type sculpture is huge, but it’s so graceful you can move it with a touch of a finger or by a gentle breeze.
Title: The Windmark

Artist: Jack Edwards

Media (materials) used: Pre-Rusted Steel

Location (specific park, transit center, library, etc.): Quail Lake Park

Date of creation or placement: Creation: 1973

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