Parklawn Housing Development Sculptures – Milwaukee WI

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"The Parklawn Housing Project, Milwaukee, WI was built by the WPA. Part of the philosophy was to incorporate art with mixed income families. There are two sculptures entitled "Fishing" and "Music" still extant done by WPA artists in the central park area of Parklawn (artists unknown), although there is extensive damage on both sculptures."

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http://www.wpamurals.com/milwauke.htm
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4434 W. Marion St.
Milwaukee, WI 53216

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Coordinates: 43.095151, -87.969181

One comment on “Parklawn Housing Development Sculptures – Milwaukee WI

  1. Between 1954 and 1958, I lived in the court featuring the statuary and was always intrigued as well as haunted by them. I remember them fondly now.

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