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Watts Towers of Simon Rodia State Historic Park

Watts Towers of Simon Rodia State Historic Park in Los Angeles, CA

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Why the Watts Towers were nearly knocked down | Art | Agenda | Phaidon

Now they're a National historic landmark and a positive celebration of community spirit and civic pride but the Watts Towers weren't always viewed this way as Art & Place Site-Specific Art of the Americas reveals

The "Watts Towers" consisting of 17 major sculptures constructed of structural steel and covered with mortar are the work of one man. --Watts district, Los Angeles, CA Watts Towers, Mosaic Art, Mosaics, Colour Architecture, Bad Art, Walker Art, Art Brut, Naive Art, Built Environment

The "Watts Towers" consisting of 17 major sculptures constructed of structural steel and covered with mortar are the work of one man. --Watts district, Los Angeles, CA

Sculpture at Simon Rodia's Watts Towers by Susan Manlin Katzman Huntington Park California, Watts Towers, Sculpture Art, Sculptures, Leo Sign, Water Signs, Cancer Sign, Fire Signs, Sun Light

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Simon Sabato Rodia created and built the Watts Towers Watts Towers, East Coasters, Art Brut, A Level Art, Iconic Photos, Owl House, Outsider Art, Art Studios, Modern Art

Sam Rodia’s Watts Towers

“I was going to do something big, and I did…You have to be good good or bad bad to be remembered.” – Sabato “Sam” Rodia, 1952 On a sunny Sunday afternoon I convinced my girlfriend to head dow…

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Inside Los Angeles: The Watts Towers

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The Watts Towers are considered "at risk" -- in desperate need of restoration. We take a closer look at the art and science of saving the iconic towers. Watts Los Angeles, Watts Towers, Los Angeles County, Art Museum, Restoration, California, Science, Sweet, Blue

Watts Towers restoration: Can science save the iconic work of art?

The Watts Towers are considered 'at risk' -- in desperate need of restoration. We take a closer look at the art and science of saving the iconic sculptures.

Untitled 1 Location Graham Avenue and Street, Los Angeles, CA Architect Simon Rodia Date Completed Height in Feet 99 Floors n/a Replica Height inches Scale = Finish Shown New Pewter Watts Towers, Tower Stand, Graham, Pewter, Buildings, Shelf, Angels, Join, Decorations

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Untitled 1 Location Graham Avenue and 107th Street, Los Angeles, CA Architect Simon Rodia Date Completed 1921-1954 Height in Feet 99 Floors n/a Replica Height 3.75 inches Scale 1" = 100' Finish Shown New Pewter