THE WINGED LION

SYMBOL of the REPUBLIC OF VENICE


Abbot Kinney created Venice of America as a mash up of Venice, Italy and Coney Island. He created romantic canals, built Italian architecture, and brought wild amusement rides to make his fantastic, seaside town of art and amusement.

 

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE LION FLAP HIS WINGS:  http://youtu.be/ALsfoM3Cm24

 

1505 Abbot Kinney Boulevard
in front of Roots

12" x 8" x 5" welded steel lion


CRANK THE KNOB  to  FLAP THE WINGS  and  CHEER 

Windward Avenue, Venice CA  c1905

 

In Venice, Italy,
The tablet held by The Winged Lion,
The St Mark Lion, reads: 

"Pax Tibi"

 Latin: Peace Be With You

 

Click Here to read Venice Update's review

and

Blogtown's review : The PEOPLE'S Repbulic of Venice

 

Windward Avenue, Venice CA c1905                                        ROBIN MUREZ   2014
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