7 Bizarre cellphone towers that will amaze you
It is a valiant effort. But these cell phone towers disguised as trees still stand out as distinctly unattractive. Although the metal structures provide network signal to phone-addicted Americans everywhere, they are also eyesores. In a bid to diminish their ugliness, network providers have funnelled millions of dollars into making them look like trees.
Telecommunications firms spend $100,000 making towers look like trees, there are up to 2,000 of the trees in the US. The bizarre endeavor is a bid to make the metal structures less ugly, it has been going on since 1992.
A wireless cell phone tower disguised as a palm tree in Las Vegas, Nevada (left) and another in Healdsburg, California (right).