How a graffiti-covered skyscraper became LA's newest landmark

Artists and daredevils have been drawn to the site

Photo collage of LAPD officers superimposed in front of the graffiti tower
Los Angeles is using up city resources and the LAPD to reign in the abandoned project
(Image credit: Illustration by Julia Wytrazek / Getty Images)

An abandoned, graffiti-covered luxury complex in Los Angeles has become a site for social media stunts and triggered debate over the value of artistry versus vandalism. The complex, which is currently known as LA's graffiti tower, is quickly becoming a nuisance for the city.

The origins of 'LA’s newest landmark'

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