The J.C. Nichols Memorial Fountain is undergoing major renovation this winter. Crews from Artworks of Kansas City and Belger Cartage Service, Inc., completed the work, which involved removing the four large sculptures Wednesday afternoon on the Country Club Plaza. In addition to the restoration of the sculptures, the fountain interior will be repaired, and a waterproof coating applied. Damaged coping stones around the fountain will also be replaced. The fountain, which was dedicated in 1960, will be unveiled on Fountain Day, April 14, 2015.
The J.C. Nichols Memorial Fountain is undergoing major renovation this winter. Crews from Artworks of Kansas City and Belger Cartage Service, Inc., completed the work, which involved removing the four large sculptures Wednesday afternoon on the Country Club Plaza. In addition to the restoration of the sculptures, the fountain interior will be repaired, and a waterproof coating applied. Damaged coping stones around the fountain will also be replaced. The fountain, which was dedicated in 1960, will be unveiled on Fountain Day, April 14, 2015. RICH SUGG The Kansas City Star
The J.C. Nichols Memorial Fountain is undergoing major renovation this winter. Crews from Artworks of Kansas City and Belger Cartage Service, Inc., completed the work, which involved removing the four large sculptures Wednesday afternoon on the Country Club Plaza. In addition to the restoration of the sculptures, the fountain interior will be repaired, and a waterproof coating applied. Damaged coping stones around the fountain will also be replaced. The fountain, which was dedicated in 1960, will be unveiled on Fountain Day, April 14, 2015. RICH SUGG The Kansas City Star

Statues removed from Plaza’s iconic J.C. Nichols Fountain

December 03, 2014 01:50 PM