The historic city of Venice has largely been free from outdoor advertising, but a new deal with the city allows billboards to be placed on scaffolding set up for building renovations. Locals are not very happy about the change.
Nov 19, 2008 The Art Newspaper
Pizza is delicious. Crop circles are cool. But what happens when you put them together?
This happens. And it is horrible.
Aug 8, 2008 By
<p>In an effort to raise extra money, cities and counties in Florida have been selling advertising in public spaces. Some say it's a good way to get extra revenue, but others worry about the visual pollution of public areas.</p>
Jul 8, 2008 Herald Tribune
<p>Dallas's city council passed an ordinance restricting the percentage of window space a storefront can use for advertisements. Council members say the signs are creating or adding to blight.</p>
Jul 7, 2008 Dallas Morning News
<p>Flashing lights on the walls on train tunnels that display a 15-second video to passengers have been introduced in L.A., bringing new revenue to the area's transit agency, but bothering some riders. Some say the ads intrude on public space.</p>
May 15, 2008 The Los Angeles Times