Tom Fruin, Modern Stained-Glass Water Tower

by Sherry Riter in Art  

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There’s water towers and then there’s stained-glass water towers.

What?

You’ve never heard of a stained-glass water tower?

For a year in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Dumbo, a stained-glass water tower created by Tom Fruin has cast its kaleidoscopic of colors for all to see. With the simple name of “Watertower,” it is obvious why it could so easily catch one’s attention..

The stained-glass water tower was made by piecing together about one thousand colorful salvaged plexiglass pieces that had been gathered from all over New York City.

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1 Stéfan August 14, 2013 at 9:14 am

Love this!

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2 Sherry Riter August 14, 2013 at 9:22 pm

😀 Meeeee tooo!

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3 Joan August 14, 2013 at 1:42 pm

Beautiful! I once took a stained glass class, but my projects didn’t turn out looking anything like that! 🙂

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4 Sherry Riter August 14, 2013 at 9:23 pm

Really? Was it fun? What did you make? It sounds like great fun!

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5 Philp Bond August 14, 2013 at 7:19 pm

Like it, should be more.

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6 Sherry Riter August 14, 2013 at 9:24 pm

I thought of all kinds of things he could make too! It sure would dress up a drab part of the city! 😀

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7 Mary-andering Creatively August 15, 2013 at 10:54 am

So gorgeous. Now I have to put this on my travel dreams. Do they have a Good Travels?

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8 Sherry Riter August 18, 2013 at 11:39 am

I think he builds other structures too. Check out his site for his touring information and shows. 😀

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9 Moe May 29, 2015 at 4:08 pm

Does anyone know where is located? I can’t find the location. Thanks!

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10 Sherry Riter January 19, 2016 at 12:10 am

Go to his website. The link is in the post.

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