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Mississippi Guardian Birds by Douglas Freeman

Friday, July 18th, 2008

Bird Sculpture 1 The “Mississippi Guardian Birds” are four large, bronze sculptures of birds created by Douglas Freeman in 2005 and located in Upper Landing Park on the Mississippi River in downtown St. Paul.

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Minnesota Birds by Elliot Offner

Friday, May 30th, 2008

Minnesta Birds Fountain by Elliot Offner Artist Elliot Offner created the bronze fountain “Minnesota Birds” which sits on Nicollet Mall in Minneapolis.

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Veteran’s Mural by Pablo Basques

Sunday, December 23rd, 2007

Veteran's Mural Pablo Basques started this mural on a garage just off Robert and Annapolis Streets on Sept. 11, 2004 in remembrance of those who died in 9/11.

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Birth of a Nation by Rigel Sauri

Friday, December 14th, 2007

"Birth of a Nation" by Rigel Sauri “Birth of a Nation” was painted in 2002 by Rigel Sauri on the side of the Boca Chica restaurant in St. Paul’s West Side. It’s a bold mural, full of action and death.

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Penguins by Third Street Studios

Wednesday, December 12th, 2007

Penguin Statue Much like the giraffe, polar bear and Sparky sculptures at the Como Zoo, I’m assuming the penguins are also by Third Street Studios.

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Indian Hunter and His Dog by Paul Manship

Thursday, December 6th, 2007

“Indian Hunter and His Dog” by Paul Manship — who grew up in St. Paul — has a history of vandalism, duplication and relocation. The Thomas Cochran family commissioned Manship to create the original for placement in Cochran Park in St. Paul in 1926. By 1967 vandals had spray-painted the sculpture and broken the hunter’s […]

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Midwest Canto Al Pueblo Dos by Gustavo Lira & Victor Yepez

Wednesday, December 5th, 2007

This 1999 mural by artists Gustavo Lira and Victor Yepez and youth from Teens Networking Together adorns the side of a building on the corner of Cesar Chavez and Robert Street in the heart of the District Del Sol in St. Paul’s West Side.

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Red Alert by Al Wadzinski

Wednesday, November 28th, 2007

This bird sits on University Avenue in St. Paul, beckoning pedestrians from the street up through the parking lot to a Goodwill store. It’s called “Red Alert” and it’s by Al Wadzinski. It just seems right — a sculpture made of junk in front on a second-hand store. And if that’s not ironic enough for […]

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