Rancho Cucamonga, California: Topsy-Turvy Palm Tree

35 feet high. Appears to balance on its purple fronds atop a cement pedestal. At the top, its base seems to have been ripped out of the sidewalk, which is still bolted to it. It's art; unveiled August 2016.

King's Fish House

Address:
Monet Ave., Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Directions:
I-15 exit 112. Drive west on E. Foothill Blvd. Make second right onto Day Creek Blvd. Drive a half-mile. Turn right on Main St. into the Victoria Gardens shopping plaza. The tree will be on the right, at the second cross street, at the corner of Main St. and Monet Ave., in front of King's Fish House.
Admission:
Free
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Topsy-Turvy Palm Tree.

Topsy-Turvy Palm Tree

The Palm Tree is located on the same corner as King's Fish House.

[Wende Frost, 04/16/2017]

Artist Brian McCutcheon made this irreverent nod to the region's geography and counter-culture (Frank Zappa recorded music in Rancho Cucamonga).

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