Fiberglass Giants: Chicago's Last Bastions of Marketing Kitsch

Chicago Newcity | August 6, 2008
During the 1960s and 1970s, the sight of massive pop-art fiberglass figures greeted drivers on streets and smaller highways across the country. From California to Maine, drivers and their families were alerted by figures in the forms of hotdogs, hamburgers, cowboys, clowns, alligators and oranges, lobsters and loons.

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