Here’s The Story Behind The Massive Chicken Boy Statue In Southern California

When driving or walking around Highland Park, a bizarre figure will likely catch your eye. Standing sentinel over this neighborhood in East L.A. is a statue simply known as Chicken Boy. Most people who see it may shrug it off as simply another urban eccentricity, but longtime Angelenos know that this statue has been around for a long, long time – and it’s truly beloved! Here’s the story behind Highland Park’s famous Chicken Boy.

Did you know the story behind L.A.’s Chicken Boy? It’s always fun to dig into the history behind these bizarre sights! Share your thoughts and Chicken Boy memories with us in the comments below.