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Vietnam Veterans Fountain

35 East Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601
+1 312-744-6630
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Good memories for veterans. A reflection of loss lives, great location in the center of the Chicago... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Hollywood, Florida
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Chicago Vietnam vets

The memorial lists the name of the Vietnam vets who lost their lives during the war or are missing... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
Diane K
Chicago, Illinois
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35 East Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601
+1 312-744-6630
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Good memories for veterans. A reflection of loss lives, great location in the center of the Chicago River. No fee to paid or see

Thank lalocadr19
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

The memorial lists the name of the Vietnam vets who lost their lives during the war or are missing in action. The names are listed by year. It is a small memorial on the river walk level with a small fountain in front of it.

Thank Diane K
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The monument is located along the Riverwalk at the State Street Bridge in a small greenspace. It is a beautiful space to stop and reflect on the sacrifices the Vietnam War veterans made and of those that lost their lives. There is a spot for...More

Thank Teachgz
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Placing the monument right on the high traffic Riverwalk means lots of people will get to see it and think about what it represents. Well thought out monument excellently placed.

Thank Don P
Reviewed 23 October 2016

This is a very simple, but beautiful memorial. It is a great place to stop and reflect as well as to rest if you are making one of those long Chicago treks.

Thank Dajo43
Reviewed 23 September 2016

It was just so close to the Riverwalk. it was tiny place. All of the Vietnam Monuments/Sqares were huge and this tiny place fits the surrounding.

Thank OZS969
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Right by the Riverwalk, this small scale memorial is a nice change for the grandiose ones in DC where I live. It is a serene spot just down from Wabash and a nice way to honor the Vietnam Veterans of Chicago.

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

This memorial reflective pond and fountain was respectful and understated. And yet I kept wondering why one of America's largest cities had such a small memorial for the people who gave up their lives fighting for our country. The memorial in Washington is much more...More

Thank fizzy1991
Reviewed 29 June 2016

It's understated but sometimes that works for a monument of its kind. Great job Chicago on that front, not everything needs to be massive and loud.

Thank Nikos T
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

We discovered this alcove just off the RiverWalk. It is a quiet area with fountains and pool along with a wall dedicated to the Chicago Vietnam Veterans who were killed. It is similar to The Wall in DC, except it focuses on Chicago and the...More

Thank JoPark
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