Beloit, Wisconsin: Smiley Face Water Tower (Gone)

The too cute smiley logo of "Visit Beloit" decorates a local water tower.

Directions:
I-90 exit 185A. Drive west on Milwaukee Rd. Turn left at the stoplight onto Cranston Rd. The water tower will be a half-mile on the left.
Hours:
August 2018: Reported gone.
Admission:
Free
Status:
Gone

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Smiley Face Water Tower

Currently no smiley-faced "Visit Beloit" branding on the water tower. Just a blank, stark surface.

[Conor S., 08/16/2018]

The Smiley Face is no more. Humorless Beloit paid $20,000 to redesign its city logo, and that's what's being painted on the water tower. The new logo does not include a Smiley Face.

Smiley Face Water Tower

This water tower is located in Beloit's Industrial Park along I-90. It just brings a smile to your face when you see it. It is the logo of "Visit Beloit" which is the Convention and Visitors Bureau. It represents all the friendly people who live in Beloit, WI.

[V. Stone, 01/09/2010]

Don't know about anyone else, but we prefer the simple affirmation of two giant black dots and a curved line rather than this temporary, too-clever type treatment. But we appreciate the hidden tribute to the electric light orchestra, 1970s Smiley contemporaries....


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