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Jossie Ivanov
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The Catholic Abstinence Fountain
PHILADELPHIA, PA In 1869, Dr. Wilson Cary Swann started the Philadelphia
Fountain Society. “Believing
that lack of water for workers and animals led to intemperance and crime, the
society provided fountains and watering troughs throughout the city and park ...
The Catholic Abstinence Fountain
The Catholic Abstinence Fountain
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Lotta's Fountain
SAN FRANCISCO Thousands of residents and tourists pass a gold-painted decorated
column perched on a traffic island at San Francisco’s intersection of Market
Street and Kearney every day. It looks completely boring. And judging by the empty
water bottles and...
Lotta's Fountain
Lotta's Fountain
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MIT Drinking Fountain Thesis Link
Last spring, I graduated from MIT's Department of Urban Studies and Planning with a master's in City Planning. The subject of my master's thesis was, of course, drinking fountains, and their past and future as elements of public space.  You can read it here...
MIT Drinking Fountain Thesis Link
MIT Drinking Fountain Thesis Link
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MIT Drinking Fountain Thesis Link
Last spring, I graduated from MIT's Department of Urban Studies and Planning with a master's in City Planning. The subject of my master's thesis was, of course, drinking fountains, and their past and future as elements of public space.  You can read it here...
MIT Drinking Fountain Thesis Link
MIT Drinking Fountain Thesis Link
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Dracena Quarry Park sand play fountain
I've written before about how health department requirements to attach drinking fountains to sanitary sewer lines adds unnecessary cost and water waste to a drinking fountain. At this lovely park in Piedmont, California, though,  the water drains right into...
Dracena Quarry Park sand play fountain
Dracena Quarry Park sand play fountain
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MIT Drinking Fountain Thesis Link
Last spring, I graduated from MIT's Department of Urban Studies and Planning with a master's in City Planning. The subject of my master's thesis was, of course, drinking fountains, and their past and future as elements of public space.  You can read it here...
MIT Drinking Fountain Thesis Link
MIT Drinking Fountain Thesis Link
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Fresh Pond "Water for All" Fountain
One of my favorite drinking fountains is along the walking path at Cambridge, MA's Fresh Pond. Fresh Pond is the water source for the city, and two decorative drinking fountains were commissioned by the Cambridge Arts Council and completed in 2013. These fo...
Fresh Pond "Water for All" Fountain
Fresh Pond "Water for All" Fountain
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Fire Hydrant Fountains
Traveling in Vienna last month, I saw drinking fountains all over the city. Some of the most interesting ones were attached right on top of fire hydrants. I couldn't tell whether the drinking fountains were added recently to existing fire hydrants, or if th...
Fire Hydrant Fountains
Fire Hydrant Fountains
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Set of Paris Fountains
I spotted this cute pair of drinking fountains in Paris's Jardin des Plantes, just outside of the zoo. The slots of the ground drains emphasize the radiality of the fountains, and they sort of seem to be served up on silver platters.  I like how they have b...
Set of Paris Fountains
Set of Paris Fountains
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