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A Vancouver Billboard Wrapped in Real Gold

DH Vancouver Staff May 26, 2010 5:57 pm

Today at noon a giant 200-square-foot billboard completely wrapped in real 22-karat gold will be unveiled to promote Treasure, Science World’s latest summer attraction. When I first read this, I thought they were kidding, but apparently it is not.

The billboard was created by Vancouver’s Rethink Communications and cost a mere $11,000 to make (time and gold).
The billboard is located at West 4th Avenue at Anderson Street until Friday, close to Granville Island.[source]
The question is, how long before someone try’s to chip away some for themselves? They better get those budget security guards you see at banks these days to “protect” it.

DH Vancouver Staff
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