James Scott Memorial Fountain, Detroit
Who is James Scott? A Belle Isle landmark of white marble designed by architect Cass Gilbert and sculptor Herbert Adams. A fascinating story of ego and fortune helped build this beauty years ago.
The Orpheus Fountain, Bloomfield Hills
Carl Milles’ masterpiece, The Orpheus Fountain, is on the grounds of the Cranbrook Art Museum. Spend a few moments studying the fountain’s ethereal nine bronze figures and their graceful poses.
RiverWalk Fountain, Detroit
There’s no better place to splash around and cool off on a steamy summer afternoon than the Detroit RiverWalk Fountain.
Horace E. Dodge and Son Fountain, Detroit
When you walk Detroit’s Hart Plaza and feel that refreshing cool mist, take a closer look at the water’s source. The plaza’s centerpiece fountain is an Isamu Noguchi original.
Horace Rackham Memorial Fountain, Royal Oak
This Carrado Parducci original lives among the beasts and birds in the Detroit Zoo. Happy bear statues in the water.