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Lorado Taft's Midway Studios, Chicago

Lorado Taft's Midway Studios - Chicago, Illinois
Lorado Taft's Midway Studios
6016 South Ingleside Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637Map
+1 773 753 4821
Neighborhood: Hyde Park/ Kenwood

While the name Lorado Taft has faded, his works, including "The Fountain of Time," continue to impress after more than a century. Founded in 1906, this historic site is where Taft, an Illinois native and world-renowned artist, created several monumental, heroic sculptures. The studio was also a spawning ground for aspiring artists Taft instructed until his death in 1936. It is still used as a teaching haven for artists, and has been an official landmark since 1993.

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  • Type: Arts & Museums
  • Nearest Train: East 53rd-Cottage Grove
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