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17 interconnected structures, two of which reach heights of over 99 feet (30 m).
17 interconnected structures, two of which reach heights of over 99 feet (30 m). An example of non-traditional vernacular architecture and naïve art. The Towers are located near and visible from the 103rd Street-Kenneth Hahn Station of the Metro Rail LACMTA Blue Line. Next to the Towers is a small museum and a cultural center.
1727 East 107th Street, Los Angeles, California, United States
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