"Newport Apartment Fountain"
Location: 3536 Baltimore Avenue, Kansas City, MO
Owner: Newport Apartments
At one time this fountain had been placed in a formal rose garden setting at the old St. Joseph Hospital. It is remarkably similar to the horse-trough fountain that was located at the Kansas end of the Intercity Viaduct. The similarities are so strong as to foster speculation that perhaps this fountain was also a horse trough fountain before being placed in the hospital rose garden. Since its relocation at the Newport Apartment, the owners have added a sculptural embellishment, consisting of a small boy struggling to hold a bird. The water elements of this fountain are no longer intact.