Friday, June 17, 2011

Menlo Property: Jesus Has Seen Better Days

Photo: Diane Edwardson, June 16, 2011.  Jesus appeared on the Menlo Property earlier this year.  In the past couple of months, graffiti vandals have retaken the Menlo Property retaining walls.  (Click on photos to enlarge.)

Photo: Diane Edwardson, June 16, 2011.  Earlier this week, I took some flak on The Eastsider, for saying guerrilla artists need to take some responsibility for maintaining their art and limiting the length of their installation. 
Photo: Diane Edwardson, June 16, 2011.  Apparently, Sam Menlo & Century Quality Management aren't in a hurry to build the condo development approved last year.  Clean & Green and Hollywood Beautification Team (sent by City Council District 4 to paint out graffiti and pick up trash on the Menlo Property) stopped painting over the graffiti quickly, once the window closed to file lawsuits over the development approvals.
Photo: Diane Edwardson, June 16, 2011.  Walls on adjacent properties, directly above the Menlo Property, are vandalized because Menlo fails to maintain his property

The Menlo Property is looking like a big broken window again.