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Flamingo (sculpture)

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Explore Chicago
29 January 2010
In "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" (1986), Cameron and Sloan are seen standing in front of Alexander Calder's Flamingo sculpture.
Explore Chicago
29 January 2010
The three International style federal buildings that form a plaza around Calder's Flamingo were designed by the architect Mies van der Rohe.
Lee Barry
21 September 2010
Farmer's Market at this location Tuesdays 8-3, June-October
Michael P
24 April 2012
Squint. You might see a flamingo.
Christine
22 September 2011
Twist and shout Ferris Bueller style
Explore Chicago
29 January 2010
Other famous outdoor sculptures visible in this scene are Picasso's Untitled sculpture in Daley Plaza (Washington & Dearborn) and Chagall's Four Seasons mosaic (10 S. Dearborn St., Chase Tower).
Explore Chicago
29 January 2010
In Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Ferris joins the German-American Von Steuben Day Parade on Dearborn near Madison, where he lip-syncs to "Danke Schoen" and The Beatles' "Twist and Shout".
Explore Chicago
29 January 2010
The Von Steuben Day Parade happens every Sept in Chicago's Lincoln Square neighborhood. There you can visit the Chicago Brauhaus (4732 N. Lincoln Ave.), where it's Oktoberfest year-round.
Amanda
19 May 2016
Best Downtown Activities according to radicalpossibility.com
Scott Kleinberg
24 January 2016
Chicago is filled with beautiful art and sculptures. And this is one not to miss.
Chicagoist
16 April 2015
Alexander Calder’s Flamingo rises up amongst the stark Bauhaus-style buildings surrounding it; an explosion of red that makes it feel like a stranger in a strange land.
Rachel LaMacchia
19 November 2014
Unique and very large.
@jayelarex
9 August 2014
See it at night.
@jayelarex
9 August 2014
No climbing.
@jayelarex
9 August 2014
Get a better look.
Daniel Phelps
25 May 2013
Stand underneath and look up for a cool blue/black/red visual
Amanda Aggen
4 March 2013
The site of the parade in Ferris Bueller's Day off.
Cory Hughes
1 July 2012
July 1, 2012 - currently covered in plastic & scaffolding for renovation
H B
10 February 2012
Cameron and Sloan are seen standing in front of Alexander Calder’s Flamingo sculpture.
Pang S
22 September 2011
You know your twist looks so good!
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