Fort Pierce, Florida: Scrap Metal Recycle Welcome

An outdoor folk art sculpture/weather vane, made out of old street signs. Previously topped with something that vaguely resembled a Mercury space capsule.

482 N. Indian River Drive, Fort Pierce, FL
In a little park behind the Seven Gables House Visitor Center, on the east side of Hwy 707/N. Indian River Drive, three blocks south of its intersection with the Hwy A1A/Seaway Drive causeway.
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Ft Pierce FL scrap art sign.

Scrap Metal Space Capsule

The top of the space capsule is gone now. Just the Earth and Ft. Pierce, FL remain.

[Kim, 06/06/2018]

Weather casualty? Not as fun now...

Fort Pierce junk sculpture.

Space Capsule Made of Scrap Metal

A space capsule made from old signs, beer cans, and license plates is attached to a small Earth globe at a waterfront park in Fort Pierce. It reminds me of a whirligig, but it didn't change position while I was there, so it may be stationary. Below it are letters spelling Fort Pierce, again made from old license plates, signs, and other bits of scrap metal.

[signmanjoe, 02/01/2015]

Not sure if this sculpture is supposed to evoke a space capsule or just a glittery wind sock. Its official title is "Recycle Sculpture," and it was built on the spot by artist Pat Cochran during the 2009 Art of Living Green Festival.

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