Meet Art and Margaret Rojsza, the Masterminds Behind the Ferndale Clock Tower
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Meet Art and Margaret Rojsza, the Masterminds Behind the Ferndale Clock Tower

ferndale clocktower feature If you’ve driven down Ferndale’s Main Street, you’ve probably seen the kooky clock tower located just outside the downtown area. The towering, three-story structure is the main attraction in an otherwise empty skyline. Many articles have been written about the building, but what has been overlooked are the charming characters who built it. Margaret and Art Rojsza are the quirky couple behind the building and to meet them is to love them. It takes character to build a home with this much personality, and they have plenty of it. The structure began as a regular, understated home, but the two lifted it off the ground, adding layers and ornamentation until it became the clock tower it is today. Art wants his home to be known as the only American folly, a term used in Great Britain for an ornamental building without a practical purpose. Photo credit: Jessica Hamilton Art created the home to represent his artistic expression and a monument to the freedom that he experiences here in America, a sharp contrast to his childhood in Communist Poland. “It represents hard work, creativity, perseverance and dedication to your dreams,” he says. After years of legal battles […]

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