WATTS TOWERS OF SIMON RODIA

Historical Landmark

Description:
The Watts Towers are perhaps the nation's best known work of folk art sculpture. Using simple hand tools, cast off materials (glass, shell, pottery pieces and broken tile) Italian immigrant Simon Rodia spent 30 years building a tribute to his adopted country and a monument to the spirit of individuals who make their dreams tangible. Rodia's Towers inspired many to rally and preserve his work and protect it for the future. This property was also listed in the National Register of Historic Places on 4/13/1977.


Registration Date: 8/17/1990

Location:
City: Los Angeles
County: Los Angeles

Directions:
1765 East 107th St, Los Angeles


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