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Simon Rodia spent 34 years ‘building’ the Watts Towers, “an amalgam of steel , concrete and multihued ornaments that graze the sky like cathedral spires, rising as high as 99 feet. The 4 foot 10 inch Rodia scaled the steeples unassisted, forever revising and reshaping his backyard creation.” The structures are now part of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

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