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Simon Sabato Rodia created and built the Watts Towers

Memories of Simon Rodia

The first time I visited the Watts Towers was in 1990, when I came to Los Angeles to attend a conference. From the airport I asked my cab driver to “take me to Watts Towers” before going to my hote…

Sam Rodia - creator of the Watts Towers, one of America's most famous works of folk art. Immigrant Italian construction worker Sam Rodia built Watts Towers in his spare time, from in Los Angeles, CA.

Omaggio a Sam Rodia e alle Watts Towers

Vi racconto una storia. La storia di un italiano che ce l'ha fatta. Storia di un uomo dimenticato. Lasciato in disparte, considerato un...

The Watts Towers are one of America's most famous works of folk art, built by immigrant construction worker Sam Rodia in his spare time, from 1921 to Los Angeles, CA, USA.

Wonka Land

Watts Towers

Read about the eccentric Watts Towers of Simon Rodia, the Italian artist-builder who became California’s answer to Gaudi.

Simon Rodia: California's Gaudí

Read about the eccentric Watts Towers of Simon Rodia, the Italian artist-builder who became California’s answer to Gaudi.

In Los Angeles, Simon Rodia spent 33 years building a lacework of concrete towers nearly 100 feet tall. While they are now known as the Watts Towers, Rodia called his creation “Nuestro Pueblo. Vision Art, Outsider Art Painting, Pretty Places, A Level Art, Intuitive Art, Art, Outdoor Art, Outsider Art, Street Art

Architecture of Obsession: Eight Outsider Art Gardens

Around the world, self-taught builders have been inspired by dreams and daydreams to decorate their homes and yards with elaborate sculptures and artwork....

CALIFORNIA ~ Watts Towers in Los Angeles. One of America's most famous works of folk art. Creator Sam Rodia, an immigrant construction worker, built Watts Towers in his spare time, from

Watts Towers in Los Angeles: History, Tours and Pictures

Watts Towers is one of those places I knew very little about before visiting. It kept coming up whenever I would research the best places to see in LA, but there was not a lot

The Watts Towers · Los Angeles, California - Simon Rodia

the Watts Towers

The Watts Towers · Los Angeles, California - Simon Rodia

Watts Towers

Watts Towers - LA, CA

The Watts Towers are one of America's most famous works of folk art, built by immigrant construction worker Sam Rodia in his spare time, from 1921 to in Los Angeles. via Bensozia

Watts Tower Restored

The ink is nearly dry on a $150,000 deal for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (Lacma) to oversee the restoration and preservation of the city’s Watts Towers. Funding for the year-long pro…

Watts Towers

Watts Towers ~ Watts ~ L.A. TACO

Watts Towers ~ 1727 East 107th St. ~ Los Angeles, CA 90002 If you have never been, and you have the opportunity to go, ya just gotta go! Its a few blocks away from the 103 St Blue Line station. Watts Towers was built by Simon Rodia (all by himself!)- You can read more about […]

Watts Towers, the most amazing confection of concrete, glass, mosaic and whimsy

adventuresinlaandbeyond

Watts Towers The amazing confection of concrete, glass, mosaic and whimsy, that soars 10 stories into the sky, was built by an Italian immigrant named Sam Rodia. He worked as a tile setter, and...

Watts Towers, the most amazing confection of concrete, glass, mosaic and whimsy

adventuresinlaandbeyond

Watts Towers The amazing confection of concrete, glass, mosaic and whimsy, that soars 10 stories into the sky, was built by an Italian immigrant named Sam Rodia. He worked as a tile setter, and...

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Simon Sabato Rodia created and built the Watts Towers

Memories of Simon Rodia

The first time I visited the Watts Towers was in 1990, when I came to Los Angeles to attend a conference. From the airport I asked my cab driver to “take me to Watts Towers” before going to my hote…

Sam Rodia - creator of the Watts Towers, one of America's most famous works of folk art. Immigrant Italian construction worker Sam Rodia built Watts Towers in his spare time, from in Los Angeles, CA.

Omaggio a Sam Rodia e alle Watts Towers

Vi racconto una storia. La storia di un italiano che ce l'ha fatta. Storia di un uomo dimenticato. Lasciato in disparte, considerato un...

The Watts Towers are one of America's most famous works of folk art, built by immigrant construction worker Sam Rodia in his spare time, from 1921 to Los Angeles, CA, USA.

Wonka Land

Watts Towers

Read about the eccentric Watts Towers of Simon Rodia, the Italian artist-builder who became California’s answer to Gaudi.

Simon Rodia: California's Gaudí

Read about the eccentric Watts Towers of Simon Rodia, the Italian artist-builder who became California’s answer to Gaudi.

In Los Angeles, Simon Rodia spent 33 years building a lacework of concrete towers nearly 100 feet tall. While they are now known as the Watts Towers, Rodia called his creation “Nuestro Pueblo. Vision Art, Outsider Art Painting, Pretty Places, A Level Art, Intuitive Art, Art, Outdoor Art, Outsider Art, Street Art

Architecture of Obsession: Eight Outsider Art Gardens

Around the world, self-taught builders have been inspired by dreams and daydreams to decorate their homes and yards with elaborate sculptures and artwork....

CALIFORNIA ~ Watts Towers in Los Angeles. One of America's most famous works of folk art. Creator Sam Rodia, an immigrant construction worker, built Watts Towers in his spare time, from

Watts Towers in Los Angeles: History, Tours and Pictures

Watts Towers is one of those places I knew very little about before visiting. It kept coming up whenever I would research the best places to see in LA, but there was not a lot

The Watts Towers · Los Angeles, California - Simon Rodia

the Watts Towers

The Watts Towers · Los Angeles, California - Simon Rodia

Watts Towers

Watts Towers - LA, CA

The Watts Towers are one of America's most famous works of folk art, built by immigrant construction worker Sam Rodia in his spare time, from 1921 to in Los Angeles. via Bensozia

Watts Tower Restored

The ink is nearly dry on a $150,000 deal for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (Lacma) to oversee the restoration and preservation of the city’s Watts Towers. Funding for the year-long pro…

Watts Towers

Watts Towers ~ Watts ~ L.A. TACO

Watts Towers ~ 1727 East 107th St. ~ Los Angeles, CA 90002 If you have never been, and you have the opportunity to go, ya just gotta go! Its a few blocks away from the 103 St Blue Line station. Watts Towers was built by Simon Rodia (all by himself!)- You can read more about […]

Watts Towers, the most amazing confection of concrete, glass, mosaic and whimsy

adventuresinlaandbeyond

Watts Towers The amazing confection of concrete, glass, mosaic and whimsy, that soars 10 stories into the sky, was built by an Italian immigrant named Sam Rodia. He worked as a tile setter, and...

Watts Towers, the most amazing confection of concrete, glass, mosaic and whimsy

adventuresinlaandbeyond

Watts Towers The amazing confection of concrete, glass, mosaic and whimsy, that soars 10 stories into the sky, was built by an Italian immigrant named Sam Rodia. He worked as a tile setter, and...

the famous Owl House of Helen Martins.

the famous Owl House of Helen Martins.

The Owl House in Nieu Bethesda

The Owl House in Nieu Bethesda | London Traveller

Nieu Bethesda is hidden in the Great Karoo and perhaps best known for The Owl House so I planned a circular drive from Graaff Reinet. Google Maps said 119 kms and 2.25 hours but did not mention the potholed dirt road and almost complete lack of signposts! We … Continued

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