Giant Body Parts (page 1)

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Tooth [gone]
Vienna, VA
Tooth [gone]
Hamilton Township, NJ
The Tooth in Vienna was installed in front of a dentist's office. By 2023, the dentist and the tooth were gone.

This 19-foot-tall Tooth in Hamilton Township was created by J. Seward Johnson in 1980. It was installed in Florida in the 1980s. It was moved here around 1998. The aluminum sculpture is entitled "Comprehension". It includes two perplexed senior citizens reacting to the tooth. It is part of the permanent collection of Grounds for Sculpture. These photos are from 2012. Many of Seward's sculptures are loaned to other cities for several years and then returned here. These photos are from 2012. From 2017-2018, the Tooth and puzzled people were moved to the Sportsplex in Crown Point, NJ. I don't know where they went after that.

Tulsa, OK
The Tooth in Tulsa is installed in front of Dr. Randy McCormick's dental office. By 2014, the dental office had moved. The tooth was reinstalled at the new location. [map]

San Francisco, CA
Tooth [gone]
Los Angeles, CA
Teeth [gone]
Marshall, MI
This Tooth in San Francisco hangs in front of McTeague's Saloon. The bar was named after "McTeague", an 1899 novel written by Frank Norris which featured a dull-witted dentist who had an office in San Francisco. [map]

This Tooth in Los Angeles was located at the dental office of Amir Hemmati. It was built in Mexico around 2009 and was originally installed on the roof. After being cited by the City, the tooth was moved onto a cart and moved to the front of the building. It was wheeled out every day when the office was open. Later, it was moved behind the building. By 2020, the Tooth had been given away.

The Teeth in Marshall were not all that giant but I'll include them anyway. There were two teeth in the display windows and two others with the sign above this dentist office. By 2023, the dentist and the teeth were gone.

Belleview, FL
and Toothbrush
Miami, FL
Miami, FL
Miami, FL
The Tooth mailbox in Belleview was installed at the Belleview Dental Center around 2018. [map]

This Tooth and Toothbrush in Miami shown above functions as a mailbox and is installed in front of the Smiles and Sonrisas dental office. The Tooth has been there since at least 2008. [map]

The second Tooth in Miami shown above is installed in front of South Florida Dental Arts. It has been there since at least 2011. [map]

The third Tooth in Miami shown above was installed around 2016 at Marta Nieto Dental Spa. The roots were painted purple in 2017. [map]

More Teeth:
Daveport Dental & Wellness Center (Birmingham, AL)
Keokuk Family Dentistry (Keokuk, IA)
Stempora Dental (Woodridge, IL) [gone]
Red Bank Smiles (Red Bank, NJ)
dentist's office (Cleveland, OH)
dentist's office (Columbus, OH)
dentist's office (Mansfield, OH)
dentist's office (Monroe, OH)
Benco Dental (Pittston, PA)
dentist's office (Chetek, WI) [gone]
Atlantic Denture Clinic (Dartmouth, NS) [gone]
dentist office (Mexico City, Mexico)
dentist office (Tijuana, Mexico)

Walk-Through Heart
Philadelphia, PA
This Walk-Through Heart is two stories tall. It is located at the Franklin Institute. The heart was built in 1954 for a temporary exhibit. It proved to be very popular and became a permanent fixture. Some more recent nearby additions include these arteries and a bone bench. For more, see this website.

There was a smaller Walk-Through Heart in Chicago. It has been replaced with a non-walk-through model. For more, see this website.

Puyallup, WA
This Heart is installed next to a cardiologist's office. It is about five feet tall. Does anyone know when it was built? [map]

More Hearts:
Health Museum (Houston, TX)

Everett, WA
This Foot appears to have been carved from wood. It is installed on top of the Everett Foot Clinic sign. [map]

Foot [gone]
New York, NY
The Foot
Vining, MN
This concrete Foot in New York was installed in 2007 in front of an apartment building. The neighbors were not exactly pleased. These photos are from 2009. By 2012, the sculpture was gone. For more, see this website.

The Foot was built by Ken Nyberg from scrap steel. It was installed in 1991. [map]

Toe Trucks
Seattle, WA
Piedmont Boutique
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA
These Toe Trucks, representing a right foot and a left foot, were built for Lincoln Towing. The left foot was built in 1980 from a 1959 Volkswagen Microbus. The right foot was built in 1996 from a Chevy van. The driver enters the cab from the back window. The first-built left foot truck was donated to MOHAI, the Museum of History and Industry, in 2005. The right foot truck is moved around between Lincoln Towing (now Roadone) locations. This truck is rented for special events and parades. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

The Piedmont Boutique sells costumes, lingerie, jewelry, purses, etc. This pair of legs with fishnet stockings protrudes from an upstairs window above the shop. For more, see this website. There are similar legs in Brighton, England. [map]

These Jeans are installed above the International Spy Shop. There was a jeans store on the second floor which I believe has closed now. [map]

More Feet:
Amherst, MA [gone]

Amarillo, TX
The Ozymandias sculpture consists of two legs (one 34 feet tall, the other 24 feet tall). It was created around 1997 by Lightnin' McDuff who was commissioned by Stanley Marsh III (the creator of Cadillac Ranch). There is a plaque installed here with the poem that inspired this sculpture. In 2006, athletic socks were painted on the legs. By 2010, the socks were covered with other graffiti. The same is true for the cars at Cadillac Rach. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, 3, and 4. [map]

Henderson, NC
These 17-foot-long Legs were created by Ricky Pearce in 2001. The sculpture is officially entitled "Reminiscing". The concrete legs were inspired by a photo of Marilyn Monroe in the famous breeze-blowing scene in the movie "The Seven Year Itch". For more, see this website. [map]

Woman's Leg Sundial
Roselawn, IN
The Woman's Leg Sundial is located at the Sun Aura Nudist Resort. It has been here since the 1970s and is 63 feet long. For more, see this website. [map]

More Legs:
Edmonton, AB

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