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.

Address:
500 2nd St. NE, Mason City, IA
Directions:
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.
Admission:
Free
RA Rates:
Worth a Detour
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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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