Florence water tower

Also known as: Florence Mall water tower, Florence Y'ALL water tower
West side of I-75 near the Florence Mall


Photo taken by Bill Eichelberger



Street View 


The message on this water tower was originally "FLORENCE MALL", which was to be the first large indoor mall in the Northern Kentucky area in the mid-70's. According to the stories I've heard, it was decided that it wasn't right for a public utility to be advertising for a commercial venture. A full repaint was found to be far too expensive, so it was decided to instead change the M to a Y and add the appropriate punctuation. The "FLORENCE Y'ALL" tower eventually became something of a local sensation and remains to this day.

Update Log 

  • December 24, 2011: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger
  • December 18, 2011: Added by Bill Eichelberger