Art Group Wants More Non-Gated Communities

'Something there is that does not love a wall/That wants it down...'

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April 28, 2005, 7:00 AM PDT

By Chris Steins @urbaninsight


"In a city where fame is an industry and privacy is a mark of privilege, guerrilla artists have erected mock guard towers to protest what they see as a disturbing proliferation of gated communities.

Heavy Trash, a coalition of anonymous architects, designers and urban planners, erected the bright orange, 12-foot (3.6- meter) viewing platforms outside the gates of three upscale Los Angeles neighborhoods."

Thanks to Anonymous Heavy Trash Member

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