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Foster the People mural in downtown L.A. is painted over
Foster the People mural in downtown L.A. is painted over

Despite an online campaign and intervention from the office of Mayor Eric Garcetti, a mural in downtown Los Angeles for the indie rock band Foster the People has been painted over after the work ran afoul of preservation codes for the historic Santa Fe Lofts. The mural, located on the back of a building facing a parking lot, was painted over on Friday, according to one resident of the Santa Fe Lofts. The mural had garnered attention when it went up in January and later was used as the basis for the band's album "Supermodel," which was released in March. The band announced in July that the mural would have to be removed, but an online petition helped to delay the process...

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