The labyrinthine, interconnected structure made of steel beams, wood, utility poles, and other recycled materials took three decades to assemble.
Fahey "was convicted in June on a dozen building code violations because he did not obtain the proper permits," reports Ann Simmons for The Los Angeles Times. Out on $75,000 bail and waiting to be sentenced next month, the 59-year-old retired phone company technician/attempted architect said he would do it all over again.
"Even better. They haven't broken me," he says in the article.