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Electric Fountain (Local Landmark)

Electric Fountain, 1931

(Robert) Merrell Gage (1892-1981)

Concrete, Bas Relief, Tile

City of Beverly Hills Donation by the Beverly Hills Women's Club

The fountain has a six-foot cast concrete figure of a Tongva tribe member kneeling in prayer. The figure is mounted on a 20-foot square concrete shaft which rises from a cylindrical splash basin. The basin has a frieze of relief carvings depicting various scenes from California history. Additionally, there are terracotta mosaic pavement tiles, benches, landscaping, and an evening colored lighting program.

Fun Fact: The lights and water are timed to change approximately every 8 minutes.

LOCATION:Electric Fountain, South Santa Monica Boulevard, Beverly Hills, CA 90212, USA
LEARN MORE::http://www.beverlyhills.org/cbhfiles/storage/files/1562109144443152657/Bev_Gardens_Park_Lndmrk_AssmntReport_OCT2013Finalx.pdf