Parisian graffiti block preserved in digital 3D ahead of demolition

For the best part of a decade, Paris’ Magasins Généraux Pantin has played host to street artists from all over the French capital and beyond. Originally an embodiment of French industry, the building closed at the turn of the century, only to be reimagined as “Graffiti Général,” a five-floor monument to graffiti. The building is now scheduled for refurbishment in a story that’ll sound familiar to anyone following the recent whitewashing of NYC’s famous graffiti spot 5 Pointz.

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