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The Towers

A short film about Simon Rodia’s masterpiece The Watts Tower.

Field Trip Day 2: The Watts Towers

I’ve been living in Southern California most of all my life, and it’s shame to say I’ve yet to find all the little treasures it has to offer. 160 more words

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Watts Towers

I did some research on the pumpkin front, and it was not inspiring. Apparently the sort of pumpkin you carve as a jack-o-lantern is a total pain to slice, and its flavor is bland. 1,074 more words

Watts Towers 1986 to 2015

Recently, while cleaning out some boxes from our storage area, i came across an old picture of our visit to the Watts Towers in about 1986. 558 more words

Memories

A Vision Made Real: Watts Towers

We visited the Watts Towers on the Sunday before Christmas. Watts Towers are the remarkable creation of an immigrant tile setter named Simon Rodia, who worked on them from 1921 to about 1954. 619 more words

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What We Saw in LA

Yesterday we visited Watts Towers, the creation of an immigrant tile setter working by himself without much notice beyond his immediate neighbors. More after we return to Chicago. 8 more words

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