Cell towers disguised as trees are sprouting up all across America. And for the most part, they stand out like well, a cell tower. And with concealment costs at an average of over $100,000 per tower it begs the question…WHY?!

Further reading:
1. Atlas Obscura
https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/take-a-look-at-americas-least-convincing-cell-phone-tower-trees

2. Notre Dame
https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1463592

99 Percent Invisible
https://99percentinvisible.org/article/botanical-imperative-why-cellular-network-towers-get-disguised-as-trees/

Vox
https://www.vox.com/2015/4/19/8445213/cell-phone-towers-trees

CNET
https://www.cnet.com/news/disguised-cell-towers/

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