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That park in San Antonio is very cool.
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The Weston Ctr in SA is nice!
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What's with all these modern fountains? I need more frolicking naked bronze people.
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Since we seem to have exhausted European-style fountains, NY has A LOT of modern ones. Here are a few.

Greenacre Park


WTC



Paley Park


550 Madison


Wsterwall Tunnel in Times Square


E 57th and Lex


1251 Avenue of the Americas


1345 Sixth Ave


Met Museum


Foley Square
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Gus Wortham Fountain, Buffalo Bayou Park, Houston


Gus Wortham Fountain, Buffalo Bayou Park
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Dandelion
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McGovern Centennial Gardens, Hermann Park, Houston


McGovern Centennial Gardens, Hermann Park
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Glassell School of Art


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Houston's other waterwall,



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I have a few examples of this popular style of fountain:

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Houston has a lot, especially compared with Dallas and Austen.

Are the Tranquility Park fountains still working? I heard that they closed.
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Are the Tranquility Park fountains still working? I heard that they closed.
I am not sure if they still work but here are my photos from it ten years ago!:

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What's with all these modern fountains? I need more frolicking naked bronze people.
Will you settle for some mostly half-naked fake-marble people?:

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I have a few examples of this popular style of fountain:
There's one in Paris, too. Or there was last time I checked.
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