It is hard to lose things....people may be the hardest thing to lose. But it's hard to see buildings go too--unexpectedly, and quickly. Murals are no different. Even though there is no three dimensional change to the city when one is painted over, it reflects a cultural change, and/or a change in values...something bigger than just the paint. And once they're gone, you can't get them back. 12th and Chicon has been hit hard this week, losing two within such a short time.
Read more about it on KUT.