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Public art statue in 44th Ward benefits Police Memorial
Special to the online edition of Windy City Times
2015-08-11

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Ald. Tom Tunney ( D-44th Ward ) purchased a horse statue as part of the Horses of Honor public art installation benefitting the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation. It was unveiled July 28 in the 19th Police District.

This citywide project features life-size police horse statues that are designed to resemble Chicago's mounted patrol unit horses, and represent support and assistance to the families of those men and women who have been killed or catastrophically injured in the line of duty.

Tunney hired artist Diana Leviton Gondek to paint the horse to reflect the Lake View community.

Photos courtesy of Erin L. Duffy


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