Pulitzer Fountain / Abundance


This fountain was commissioned by Joseph Pulitzer in 1911; the ideas was to create fountains similar to those in the Place de la Concorde in Paris. The artist Karl Bitter, and the architect Thomas Hastings were chosen for the commission. He created a sculpture of Pomona, the Roman goddess of plenty. Water cascades from the fountain emphasizing the abundance of goodness.

Dedication, May, 1916
Restored, 1936

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