At the western end of the park, and built on landfill to support it, stands Cass Gilbert's architectural tour de force, the Scott Fountain. This gleaming white Vermont marble fountain with its series of terraced steps and smaller collecting pools recalls, once again, an image of the “White City” of 1893 in Chicago. Originally only part of an even more grandiose plan, the complementing scheme for this site was ultimately rejected as not being suited to the park's natural setting.
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