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Louis Chevrolet Memorial

Louis Chevrolet Memorial


This memorial, also known as Founders Plaza, features a bust of Louis Chevrolet on a pedestal in front of a curved marble seating area with four bronze reliefs of some of the founders of the car/racing industry, including Henry Ford (1923); Gaston Chevrolet (1920); Tommy Milton (1921); and Louis Chevrolet (1911).

The memorial, designed by Fred Wellman and sculpted by Adolph Wolter, was created during 1968–1970 and installed in the spring of 1975. Wellman conceived his idea for a Louis

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Medium type: Bronze; Stone/Marble

Date created: 1975 (cast in 1970)


4790 W 16th St, Indianapolis, IN, 46222

Associated artists

Adolph Wolter
Adolph Wolter


  • Image courtesy Ken Norris