Chicago Architecture Info

Linné Monument

Also known as
Carl von Linné Monument
Midway Plaisance east of South Ellis Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60637
Basic Information
Cost $18,000
Type monument
Neighborhood: Hyde Park
Bounding Streets:
South Ellis Avenue
East 59th Street
East Midway Plaisance Drive
South Woodlawn Avenue
More Information
  • This sculpture is actually a copy of a sculpture that Frithiof Kjellberg made in Stockholm.
  • Sculptor: Frithiof Kjellberg
  • May 23, 1891: This statue was unveiled in Lincoln Park.
  • 1976: This statue was moved to the Midway Plaisance. It was displaced from its location in Lincoln Park by the extension of Fullerton Avenue.