Dolphins - Westminster, CO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
N 39° 51.830 W 105° 03.200
13S E 495438 N 4412645
Quick Description: A pod of 5 metallic dolphins leap from the waves of the fountain. This work was installed in 1996 and was donated by Jim Sullivan
Location: Colorado, United States
Date Posted: 5/24/2008 4:43:59 PM
Waymark Code: WM3VZB
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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Long Description:

This fountain is place at a busy intersection just west of the Westminster City Hall. It is a very large fountain, but only operates for approximately 5 months of the year. Our early freezes force it to be turned off usually in September. It is an unusual piece for Colorado since most of our animal art tends to be western animal (deer, elk, bears, mountain lions) instead of ocean life. I didn't realize this fountain was part of Westminster's Public Art since it is in the southwest corner of a large shopping center. I thought it was advertising for the shopping center.

Name or use 'Unknown' if not known: Dolphin Fountain

Figure Type: Animal

Artist Name or use 'Unknown' if not known: George Lundeen

Date created or placed or use 'Unknown' if not known: 1996

Materials used: Bronze and stone

Location: Shopping center at 92nd and Sheridan (NE corner)

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