Loud Gate is a public sculpture of Sir Anish Kapoor, a British artist born in India. It is the core of AT&T Plaza in Millennium Park, Chicago's Loop Community District, Illinois. The sculpture and AT&T Plaza are located at the top of the Park Grill, between Chase Promenade and McCormick Tribune Plaza & Ice Rink. This sculpture was built between 2004 and 2006. It was nicknamed the bean because of its shape. Kapoor didn't like the name at first, but he liked it more and more. It is welded from 168 stainless steel plates and has a highly polished appearance with no visible seams. It measures 33 x 66 x 42 feet (10 x 20 x 13 m) and weighs 110 short tons (100 tons; 98 long tons).