Buckingham Fountain is a Chicago landmark located at Columbus Drive and Congress Parkway in Grant Park. Chicago (ʃɪˈkɑːgoʊ is the largest City by population in the state of Illinois and the American Midwest of the United States. Grant Park (originally named Lake Park is a large Park (319 acres or 1 The fountain, which was designed by Edward H. Bennett with sculptures by Jacques Lambert and modeled after Latona Fountain at Versailles, was donated to the city by Kate Buckingham in memory of her brother, Clarence Buckingham. A traditional fountain is an arrangement where water issues from a source ( Latin fons) fills a basin of some kind and is drained away Edward H Bennett (1874 - 1954 was an Architect known for his civic contribution and his work in the area of Chicago. The Palace of Versailles, or simply Versailles, is a royal Château in Versailles, in France 's Île-de-France region She also established the Buckingham Fountain Endowment Fund with an initial investment of $300,000 to pay for maintenance on the fountain. A financial endowment is a Transfer of Money or Property donated to an Institution, usually with the stipulation that it be invested  Buckingham Fountain was dedicated on August 26, 1927. Events 1071 - Battle of Manzikert: The Seljuk Turks defeat the Byzantine Army at Manzikert. Year 1927 ( MCMXXVII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The fountain runs from 8:00 a. m. to 11:00 p. m. every day from mid-April to mid-October, depending on the weather. During a water display that runs for 20 minutes every hour on the hour, the center jet shoots up to 150 feet in the air. At dusk, a light and music show coincides with the water display. The last show of the night begins at 10:00 p. m. 
The fountain contains 1. 5 million gallons (5. A gallon is a measure of Volume. It is in current use in the United States and still has limited use in many other English-speaking countries 7 million litres) of water. The litre or liter (see spelling differences) is a unit of Volume. During a display, more than 14,000 gallons per minute (880 l/s) are pushed through its 133 jets.
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