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Berwyn Spindle Up For Auction

By Tim State in News on Apr 13, 2008 5:16PM


The 50-foot tall Berwyn Spindle is up for auction on e-Bay. There are no bids yet for the sculpture made of eight ‘70s and ‘80s era cars, which lists for $50,000, plus $100,000 shipping costs. The sculpture, commissioned by Cermak Plaza Associates, is probably most popular for its appearance in the 1992 movie Wayne’s World.

The center developer and the artist, Dustin Shuler, couldn’t agree on a way to market the sculpture to raise funds for its repair. The sculpture is pocked with rust and covered with pigeon poop.

The sculpture needs to be removed to make way for a Walgreen’s.

Photo by kudzuplanet.