Chicago: Beat the Heat and Cool off in the Crown Fountain!



photo courtesy of magazineusa.com

This heat is something isn’t it?? Well head on down to the Crown fountain and get your feet wet!  The best part is it’s FREE!! The fountain was financed with private donations including a 10 million dollar gift from the Crown Family (hence the name!). Did you know that the faces appearing on the 2 glass towers are fellow Chicagoans like yourself?? When being photographed they were asked to pretend they were blowing out a candle. I just love it when the water looks like it is shooting out their mouths! It’s great to know the story behind it. I’m sure the fountain is a busy place right now but alot of kids are having loads of FREE Fun! Make sure you load them up on sunscreen though! I would hate to hear of anyone getting a burn! Leave me a comment and let me know what you do in the great city of Chicago, Illinois to stay cool in the summer heat.

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  1. Margaret Walker says:

    Foster or Montrose Beach – we take the kids every chance we get