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Art Institute Gardens, Chicago

The Chicago Art Institute has two modern gardens.The Institute itself, built in conjunction with the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893, is Beaux Arts. The South Garden, built in 1962 was designed by the master landscape architect Dan Kiley and is perhaps his most important public project. It has a pattern of silver granite planters, with hawthorns, in orange gravel. The North Garden was designed, as a sculpture court, by the landscape architect Laurie Olin.
South Garden. Photograph © Art Institute Gardens, Chicago
North Garden. Photograph © Art Institute Gardens, Chicago

111 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA, IL 60603-6110

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