Appearance of Colorful Downtown Visitors Explained
If you find yourself driving downtown lately and asking "Who are these people?" you are not alone.
And neither are we. These colorful characters have been spotted in at least three locations. And it appears there are more popping up every day.
Of course, we recognize the "American Gothic" couple but you may not recall them being so...colorful...
It's all in celebration of artist Grant Wood's 125th Birthday, with whimsical interpretations of his famous pair being placed all around Linn County including here in Cedar Rapids.
For a newcomer like me, it's another mystery solved. And another reminder of the rich cultural heritage Iowa has to offer. Click Here to see all the statues, and their locations.