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Mason City, Iowa: Rancho Deluxe Z: Junk Art Lot

Artist Max Weaver has turned a vacant lot into a colorful garden-like junk art retreat.

500 2nd St. NE, Mason City, IA
East edge of downtown. From US Hwy 65, turn east onto 2nd St. and drive several blocks until it ends. Rancho Deluxe Z is the last lot on the left.
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Rancho Deluxe Z: Junk Art Lot

Rancho Deluxe Z is open til 10:30pm; very creepy in the dark. But very cool too.

[Laura Adams, 07/27/2022]

Rancho Deluxe Garden.

Rancho Deluxe Z Garden

This is a very weird and very cool off-beat sculpture garden! Lots of sculptures, vintage signs, paintings, etc.

[Bianca Giron, 11/16/2019]

Rancho Deluxe Z.

Rancho Deluxe Z: Junk Art Lot

The Rancho Deluxe Z lot is on a dead end street, so you can park on the street.

[Kerin Fassler, 07/17/2019]
Rancho Deluxe Z: Junk Art Lot

We met Max Weaver on a stop by to visit. A genuinely nice guy, Max is a trove of information about the area. The eclectic collection draws out the hidden depths of your memory. I particularly appreciated the Vietnam Memorial tucked into the corner.

[JoeT, 07/14/2015]
Rancho Deluxe Z

Rancho Deluxe Z is the ongoing artistic endeavor of its owner, Max Weaver, who uses found artifacts from the area. Unique.

[Joyce Colombo, 02/04/2015]

Hubcaps, bicycles, old signs, license plates, tires, blocks of cement, artfully arranged and colorfully painted, fill a garden-like empty lot.

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