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Learn about the artist who designed Crown Fountain's and other interesting facts below. 

A group of children splash and have fun in Crown Fountain on a visit to Millennium Park.

SCHEDULE

Commissioned – 2000
Completion – July 2004
Dedication – July 24, 2004

SIZE

Towers – 50’ high
Pool – 232’ long

DESCRIPTION

Crown Fountain in Millennium Park is an interactive fountain composed of two glass-brick towers, with mixed media (light, LED display, water) united by a black granite pool.

OWNER

City of Chicago

ARTIST

Jaume Plensa
Barcelona, Spain

ARCHITECT

Krueck + Sexton
Chicago, Illinois

ENGINEER

Halvorson Kaye Structural Engineers
Chicago, Illinois

CONTRACTOR

W.E. O’Neill Construction
Chicago, Illinois

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

U.S. Equities Development
Chicago, Illinois