In downtown West Palm Beach today, crews started removing the rest of the buckling mural of the Alexander Lofts building on Fern Street. On March 3, part of the facade gave way, sending an avalanche of bricks onto the roof of the law office below.
Two years ago, mural artist Tristan Eaton spent 600 cans of spray paint and 15 days dangling precariously on scaffolding over the side of the
building to create that facade: ‘The Spirit of Communication.”
The Palm Beach Post spent two weeks with him, chronicling his process:
Related: A virtual tour of the Evernia Parking Garage murals: