Watts Towers, Los Angeles Photos

Built by Simon Rodia between 1921 & 1954 of found materials including porcelain, glass, seashells mounted as mosaics on steel towers, this folk art is now a State Historic Park.

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Watts Towers folk art. Los Angeles, CA.Watts Towers detail of steel structure with cemented skins of shards of pottery, glass, shells. Los Angeles, CA.Open spires of Watts Towers. Los Angeles, CA.Fanciful shapes of Watts Towers. Los Angeles, CA.
Watts Towers (1921-54) folk art. Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Simon Rodia.Watts Towers detail of steel structure with cemented skins of shards of pottery, glass, shells. Los Angeles, CA.Open spires of Watts Towers. Los Angeles, CA.Fanciful shapes of Watts Towers. Los Angeles, CA.
Towers & wall of Watts Towers. Los Angeles, CA.Mosaic wall of Watts Towers. Los Angeles, CA.Bottles & plates embedded on Watts Towers. Los Angeles, CA.Mural of Black Cultural Center at Watts Towers. Los Angeles, CA.
Towers & wall of Watts Towers. Los Angeles, CA.Mosaic wall of Watts Towers. Los Angeles, CA.Bottles & plates embedded on Watts Towers. Los Angeles, CA.Mural of Black Cultural Center at Watts Towers. Los Angeles, CA.

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