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Video Flashback: How the Watts Towers Were Built

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While access to Watts Towers is still restricted as the city repairs damage done to the structure from the 2004-05 rain storms, this mini-documentary, The Towers, was just uploaded to YouTube. Produced in 1957, just a few years after Simon Rodia completed his 33-year project, the film offers a fascinating look at the construction of the Towers, now scheduled to re-open to the public in March.
· Watts Towers of Simon Rodia (The Towers, 1957) [YouTube]

Watts Towers

1765 E 107th St, Los Angeles, CA 90002