Chicago Architecture Info

The Crown Fountain

Michigan Avenue at Randolph
Chicago, Illinois 60601
Basic Information
Designed by Jaume Plensa
Cost $17,000,000
Type Monument
Maximum depth 16 feet/4.8 meters
Neighborhood: Millennium Park
More Information
  • The fountain is named for the Crown family, which contributed $10,000,000 toward its construction.
  • Each tower is made with 10,000 glass bricks.
  • The fountain uses 11,520 gallons of water per minute.