Silver Lake's 'Chandelier Tree'

A neighborhood chandelier tree has become a mesmerizing attraction on West Silverlake Drive for the past six years.

The creator behind the magical abode is Adam Tenenbaum, a Silver Lake resident who probably pays more for his electricity bill than the ordinary resident.

The tree is a product of donations and purchases from swap meets and film sets. Tenenbaum says a lot of the chandeliers even have designated names.

Silver Lake's chandelier tree is just one example of art installed on private property throughout Southern California. KCET's Artbound has covered several art pieces found in Riverside, Altadena and San Diego.

This short documentary was captured by filmmaker Colin Kennedy, best known for directing "Pyrakantha," the story of a professional skateboarder navigating the streets of Los Angeles before the night sets in.

Featuring Interviews With:

  • Adam Tenenbaum, a Silver Lake resident



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Two competing L.A. companies are developing a "hyperloop" to move people at 750 mph in a frictionless tube. Can it really work?

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In Fillmore, a 1913 steam powered locomotive is still going strong giving passengers an authentic taste of classic railroad travel. 

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The popularity of bugs as food is growing. Could insects be our next big food source?

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Penguins at the Aquarium of the Pacific enjoy chasing virtual mice on an IPad.


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How the "canopy" from shade trees can help our environment.

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The Wrongly Convicted

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A special in-depth look at two men who were imprisoned for crimes they did not commit and their efforts to get just compensation after being freed. 

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