Blu mural in Buenos Aires covered over by new apartments

A mural painted by Blu in Buenos Aires has recently been covered over during the construction of new apartment blocks in Villa Urquiza.

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The Italian master painted the piece on the side of this building during his trip to Latin America in 2007. The five-storey apartment block is one of a number of new projects that are being built on top of squares, playing fields and public spaces around the barrio.

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Computer generated image of what the new apartments might look like

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