TileVault: Moroccan Tile Fountain

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(Image credit: Apartment Therapy)

What: Zellij Fountain, a gift from one of Chicago’s sister cities, Casablanca, Morocco
Where: Horticulture Hall at Garfield Park Conservatory; photo taken
Sunday July 22, 1 pm
Why: Gorgeous mosaic-style wall with running water makes visitors stop and stare, investigate the strong colors and overall pattern. The hand-cut tiles show artistan traditions of 10th-century North Africa and Andalusia.

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(Image credit: Apartment Therapy)
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