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Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool, Chicago

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The Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool, also known as Lincoln Park Lily Pool, is an important example of Prairie School landscape architecture designed by Alfred Caldwell and located at 125 W. Fullerton Parkway (between Stockton and Cannon Drives) in Lincoln Park, Chicago, Illinois. Developed in 1936-38, it is one of Caldwell's most fully realized designs. It was designated a Chicago Landmark on November 6, 2002. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places and as a National Historic Landmark on February 17, 2006.
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  • Image a lily pond designed by Alfred Caldwell and influenced by Frank Lloyd Wright, Jens Jensen and Marlin Perkins. Then visit Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool in Chicago. Located at 125 West Fullerton...  more »
  • We were here on a dreary day for a small wedding gathering. The staff was very helpful and the rain stopped in time for the set-up and ceremony. Clean and well-maintained. Will be back on a sunny.....  more »
  • A true gem of landscaping and park architecture. This pool has a lot of historical significance for Chicago Architecture. Would have been nice if it were ever open to the public. It's always closed because someone is proposing.
  • Such a pretty little gem in the middle of a city. It feels like you are in the middle of nowhere! Definitely worth a little walk through. There are cool places nearby to visit also!

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