"Watts Towers" or "Nuestro Pueblo" (1921-1954) by Sabato (Simon) Rodia

DESCRIPTION:  17 interconnected steel and mortar-covered towers of up to 99.5 feet high, surrounded by sculptural structures and features with embedded ceramic items, found objects and artifacts.

The site of Simon Rodia's residence, towers, sculptures and mosaics is classified as a historic landmark.

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LOCATION:  Watts Towers of Simon Rodia State Historic Park, adjacent to the Watts Towers Arts Center, 1765 East 107th Street, Watts, Los Angeles, CA

PARKING:  On-street parking is available at N. Santa Ana Blvd. & E. 107th Street, Watts, Los Angeles

For public tours inside the gates, see schedule and information at Watts Towers Arts Center.
Update:  As of April 2018 public tours were suspended for 3 years to accommodate renovations.