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Green chair is cool, but...

Love the Big Green Chair in St. Paul but damn kids have written vulgar graffiti all over this big... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Saint Paul, Minnesota
via mobile
Not Worth Your Time

Was hard to find. There was no parking lot. Literally spent 2 minutes there. Pass on this... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mansfield, Ohio
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“high bridge” (4 reviews)
“pics” (2 reviews)
480 Smith Ave N, Saint Paul, MN
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the Big Green Chair in St. Paul but damn kids have written vulgar graffiti all over this big beautiful piece. I get so angry when people deface public property of any kind. Rude bull shirt... still neat to see and a good photo op...More

Thank JskinnyG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was hard to find. There was no parking lot. Literally spent 2 minutes there. Pass on this, you'll thank me.

Thank craigmoore43
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I like quirky, random, fun things, but this was a disappointment. It was hard to get here for starters. Then when we got there we said, "That's it?" Parking was difficult as it was off road and there was a lot of traffic going by,...More

Thank FromSea2ShiningC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Huge chair. My kids had a lot of fun taking lots of pictures. It was unique! Worth exploring the park that is beside the nice bridge.

Thank 515karlac
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

This was a fun quick place to stop at. They city or whoever manages the site could paint over the profanity written on the chair.

Thank smphillips8
Reviewed 13 May 2017

If you read this around Mother's Day (May 14th), you need to go to the Green Chair just to see the mature blooming crab blooming next to it. The chair doesn't change much, but that blooming crab is show stopping right now. I saw it...More

Thank CaptTrouble
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Large green chair. Not much else. It's at the north end east side of the high bridge (smith avenue).

Thank rumbucket
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Big green chair is a must see, only takes about 5 minutes, but it's fun and a local spot. Get a fun pic and be on your way, very close to downtown.

Thank tif316
Reviewed 8 September 2016

this was my husbands idea. I was laughing so hard while climbing up to sit on the chair that I could hardly make it up, but when I posted pics on facebook, my friends were amazed and loved it

Thank 183monica
Reviewed 12 July 2016

It's a big chair. Not much to tell. Drive by it as you head down off the Smith avenue bridge into the city.

Thank Tonylikestravel
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