Mar 3, 2022 4 min read

Fate Of 'The Whales' Statue To Be Decided In Coming Months

The Whales statue
The California Academy of Sciences's Steinhart Aquarium courtyard where "The Whales" sculpture stood for 55 years. Credit: OpenSFHistory / wnp25.1009

The once-celebrated sculpture "The Whales" has moved many times since its 1939 debut at the World's Fair on Treasure Island. But what's next?

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What's the next move for "The Whales?"

The once-celebrated sculpture of twin killer whales has moved many times since its 1939 debut at the World's Fair on Treasure Island, moving from Golden Gate Park, to the Bay View and to Ingleside.

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