This new Graffiti Alley mural is the epitome of Toronto (PHOTOS)

Jun 5 2018, 7:19 pm

Nothing screams Toronto more than a mural featuring Gord Downie, Dart Guy, Ikea Monkey and Rob Ford riding a moose.

The epic masterpiece, completed by popular graffiti artist uber5000, has been a work in progress and was started last summer but it wasn’t completed until now.

The finishing touches included adding a portrait of Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie rocking his iconic Jaws T-shirt and feathered top hat, and late Toronto Mayor Rob Ford.

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The towering mural is called Toronto Tribute and can be found on the side of a building in Toronto’s Graffiti Alley at Queen and Augusta.

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“I painted this Toronto Tribute last summer, but have been prevented from finishing the bottom of the mural until last weekend. I’m happy to finally post a finished photo,” reads the caption on a photo of the completed mural.

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There are more homages to our fair city in the piece than Drake has made in songs.

A quick glance reveals the Ikea monkey, crane girl, Sam the Record Man’s iconic sign, our airport code, a raccoon thinking about donuts, and even Dart Guy – before he quit smoking.

How many Toronto references can you spot?

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