Chicago Tours with Geoffrey Baer

Meet Chicago’s Mysterious Mermaid

Clip: Special | 3m 5s  | Video has closed captioning.

Geoffrey Baer interviews artist Roman Villarreal about a once-mysterious mermaid sculpture that appeared on the lakefront in the 1980s. Villarreal reveals the story of how he and his artist friends pulled it off, and how the mystery was later revealed.

Aired: 03/07/23

Rating: NR

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Chicago Tours with Geoffrey Baer is a local public television program presented by WTTW.