“The Bronze Fonz” by Gerald P. Sawyer: A Milwaukee Icon

Bronze Tribute:

“The Bronze Fonz,” created by sculptor Gerald P. Sawyer, is a beloved tribute to the iconic character Arthur “Fonzie” Fonzarelli from the hit television series “Happy Days.” Located along the Milwaukee RiverWalk in Milwaukee, WI, this bronze statue captures the essence of the cool and charismatic character portrayed by actor Henry Winkler. Information can be found here.

Cultural Landmark:

“The Bronze Fonz” has become a cultural landmark and popular tourist attraction in Milwaukee. Visitors from near and far flock to the RiverWalk to snap photos with the iconic statue, which serves as a nostalgic reminder of the city’s connection to the golden age of television. See here for information about Exploring Urban Charm: Milwaukee RiverWalk | East Bank.

Community Pride:

The statue is a testament to the enduring legacy of “Happy Days” and its impact on American pop culture. It also reflects Milwaukeeans’ pride in their city’s rich history and contributions to the entertainment industry.