Buckingham Fountain

Buckingham Fountain, Chicago Illinois© The Chicago Guide

Buckingham Fountain is one of the largest in the world.  It was dedicated to the City of Chicago in 1927 as a memorial from Kate Buckingham to her late brother, Clarence.   Every hour on the hour for 20 minutes the fountain center jet shoots 150 feet into the air.  The fountain operates from April 1st through November 1st from 10am to 11pm daily.

Buckingham Fountain is located at Columbus Drive (301 East) and Congress Parkway (500 South) in Grant Park.

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