Unique and Memorable Gargoyles

Jill Harness

Gargoyles bring out a variety of emotions from their spectators. Some people find them chilling, others believe they are intriguing, others think they are humorous.

The emotions change even more when you step out of the realm of classic Notre Dame gargoyles and into the world of wacky gargoyles, like those seen above from the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. Rather than going for classic monster designs, the designers decided to shoot for classic American imagery with pop culture figures, including a robot camera and Darth Vader.

Web Urbanist has a great collection of gargoyles from around the world including these modernized designs and the classics.