The Children’s Fountain is not only one of Kansas City’s largest fountains, but is also one of just a handful located north of the Missouri River.  The six bronze figures of children are busy being kids engrossed in activities like  jumping, dancing, and playing ball.  When I visit this fountain, I immediately think of the […]

From her spot in front of the Intercontinental Hotel, Diane, the Roman goddess of the mooon, overlooks the Plaza.  She is surrounded by cherubs and has one of the tallest man-made waterfalls cascading behind her. You Might Also Enjoy: Fountains of Kansas City Fountains of Kansas City:  Merriam Visitors Bureau Fountain Fountains of Kansas City:  […]

The Sixty-Ninth Street Fountain is a simple pedestal fountain that’s been on Ward Parkway since the 1930s.  The fountain wasn’t running, so I tried to frame the fountain with the flowers in front and get in close. You Might Also Enjoy: Fountains of Kansas City:  Meyer Circle Fountain Fountains of Kansas City:  Merriam Visitors Bureau Fountain […]

Starting just south of the Meyer Circle Fountain and running down the wide, grassy median of Ward Parkway to 75th Street, the Avenue of Trees is a memorial to the 440 sons and one daughter of Kansas City who died in World War I.  While I’m still struggling to capture the Meyer Circle Fountain to my […]

The Meyer Circle Fountain is one of the largest and most recognizable in the city, taking up most of the middle of a busy traffic circle at Meyer Boulevard and Ward Parkway.  Over the past several weeks, I have taken nearly 50 photos of this fountain, from every angle, and I am still not very pleased […]