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Week of August 2, 2010 – outdoor fountains

Centennial Lakes Park Centennial Lakes Park…  take the kids and head for the fountains in front of The Centrum at Centennial Lakes Park at 7499 France Ave S in Edina… a great place to cool off before paddleboat rides or listening to the free live music in the park weekday evenings…

Lyndale Park Gardens - turtle fountain Lyndale Park Gardens… love the spouting turtles of the Phelps Fountain in the Lyndale Park Gardens near Lake Harriet… the fountain was moved from downtown Minneapolis in the 1960's… now a popular wedding spot… along Roseway Road (also W 41st St) between East Lake Harriet Parkway and King's Highway (Dupont Ave S)…

Irvine Park Fountain Irvine Park… the fountain at Irvine Park is the centerpiece of the town square park in this quiet historic neighborhood just east of downtown St. Paul… one of the city's most popular outdoor wedding sites… at 281 Walnut St…

Peavey Plaza Peavey Plaza… you can easily miss this downtown Minneapolis fountain because most of it is below street level… see the bronze tubes at the corner of Nicollet and 12th Street, feeding the waterfall below tucked into the SW corner of Peavey Plaza…

Minneapolis Spoonbridge and Cherry Spoonbridge and Cherry… this sculpture by Claes Oldenburg & Coosje van Bruggen is such an iconic symbol of Minneapolis regardless of the season that is is easy to forget that it is also a fountain in the summer, with water misting from its stem… at the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden… 

Loring Greenway Loring Greenway… the bubbling fountain on Nicollet Avenue south of Peavey Plaza and 12th Street marks the entrance to the Loring Greenway, a pedestrian parkway stretching from Nicollet Mall to the Berger (dandelion) Fountain at Loring Park…

Berger Dandelion FountainLoring Park… Berger 'Dandelion' fountain is a beloved city favorite, marking the connection from the Loring Greenway to Loring Park, which has been called "the best-located, best-financed, best-designed, and best-maintained public open space in America"…


About Sharlene Hensrud

I love what I do! Highly insightful, analytical and creative, there is nothing I love more than helping you find the right solution for your real estate transition. My mission is to serve my clients with honesty and integrity, exceeding their expectations in service and support… and to help others by donating a portion of every transaction to Habitat for Humanity.

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The collection of fountains were so beautiful. They have great designs. I would love to visit those personally. I was amazed fountain features since I was kid. Looking at them are kinda relaxing. Thanks for sharing your photos.