Piece Title
Abbott Square Fountain
Name of Artist
Ian Counihan
Commissioned By
Robert and Sunny Fish
Concrete and granite. The Octagonal seating area around the fountain repeats the shape of the historic Octagon Building next door (originally the County Hall of Records), and was created from granite steps that were on this site before the Loma Prieta Earthquake in 1989.
Abbott Square, behind the Museum of Art and History
Installation Date 1993 - Simultaneous with completion and opening of the Museum of Art and History at the McPherson Center.
(Include installation date, and removal date if applicable)


Plaque showing the fountain sponsors.


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