Giants in the Park: Unveiling Lincoln Park's Vintage Monuments
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Lincoln Park, historically Chicago's most important park, is populated with giants of history and literature, celebrated in enduring bronze: Lincoln, LaSalle, Franklin, Grant, Schiller, Shakespeare, Hamilton, Altgeld, Sheridan, and more. Author and illustrator, Krista August, unveils the forgotten histories behind Lincoln Park's monumental art, with photographs and highlights from her award-winning book, "Giants in the Park: A Guide to Portrait Statues in Chicago's Lincoln Park." Lost statues and salient park history are touched upon as well.