Sea Creature Playgrounds

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Whittier Narrows Regional Park
South El Monte, CA
These playground sculptures of sea creatures at Whittier Narrows Regional Park were created by Benjamin Dominguez in 1961. They were built of concrete and steel.

Laguna de San Gabriel
San Gabriel, CA
Laguna de San Gabriel, aka "Dinosaur Park" and "Monster Park", was created in 1965 by Benjamin Dominguez when he was 70 years old. The concrete figures were saved from demolition in 2006 by the community. For more, see this website. [map]

Atlantis Play Center
Garden Grove, CA
The Atlantis Play Center features more statues from Benjamin Dominguez from the early 1960s. The park opened in 1963. The Neptune statue was created by Bob Jablonski and dedicated in 1968. For more, see this website.

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