Florence water tower

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

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Photo taken by Bill Eichelberger

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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

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