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Monument to the Great Northern Migration, Chicago

Monument to the Great Northern Migration - Chicago, Illinois
Monument to the Great Northern Migration
26th Street King Drive, Chicago, IL 60616Map
+1 312 744 8000
Neighborhood: South Side
Overview

This moving sculpture is located on the circular median on King Drive and 26th Place. Created by Alison Saar and dedicated on September 10, 1996, the 15-foot tall bronze figure was erected to commemorate the thousands of African-Americans who came north after the Civil War. The male figure carries a briefcase in one hand and waves into the distance with the other and is surrounded by 16 sculpture bollards.

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  • Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks
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