Marilyn Monroe sculpture at Pioneer Court
Seward Johnson’s gargantuan sculpture of Marilyn Monroe showing off her panties was an ode to masochism and kitsch. A tourist trap set by the Zeller Realty Group channeled through the Chicago Tribune’s incessant PR campaign to promote it across the globe gave stark proof that controversy always sells and they got you talking about it from day one.
400 block of North Michigan Avenue
Best of Chicago 2011