The Monopol had been vacant for two years, and it was scheduled for demolition to make way for new development. But before the building was torn down, the company that owned it opened the doors to graffiti artists from the Weird to transform it into something beautiful, even if only temporarily. Here are some detail shots of what they created.
According to a post on Facebook, the Monopol and the Weird Disney mural were demolished in late January 2013, but you can still catch a documentary about the mural's creation on Vimeo. Much of it is not in English, but it's still worth watching, if only for the closeups of the mural being created.
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