Observation Park Fountain

This fountain is on the north side of Observation Park near stairs leading up into the park by the intersection of Holly Street and 20th Street. This wall fountain consists of a lion’s head in which water would flow, if the fountain were no longer in operation. The lion is surrounded by ornate floral detail.

LOCATION

Observation Park, W 21st Street and Holly Street, Kansas City, MO

DESIGNER/ARTIST

John Van Brunt

DATES

Commissioned 1897, Installed 1899

OWNER

KCMO Parks & Recreation Department

The City of Fountains Foundation holds an endowment for this fountain.

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