Roadside Attractions

Berwyn car spindle

Berwyn Car Spindle. Berwyn, Illinois. August, 2007. Photo by Carol Highsmith.

Berwyn car spindle. Spindle was a sculpture created in 1989 by artist Dustin Shuler. It consisted of a 50 foot spike with eight cars impaled on it. From 1989 until its demolition on May 2, 2008, it was located in the parking lot of Cermak Plaza shopping center, at the corner of Cermak Road and Harlem Avenue (Illinois Route 43) in Berwyn, Illinois.

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