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    Posted November 6, 2010 by
    rosanne787
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    TORONTO, Ontario
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    This iReport is part of an assignment:
    Monopoly turns 75

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    LIFE SIZE MONOPOLY HOUSE

     

    A STREET IN TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA WAS DESIGNATED TO BE BULLDOZED AND ITS' SMALL BUNGALOW HOUSES FROM THE 50'S AND 60'S TO BE TURNED INTO MONSTER HOMES.  A GROUP OF ARTISTS DECIDED TO CREATE ART INSTALLATIONS IN SOME OF THE HOMES  BEFORE DEMOLITION BEGAN.

     

    ONE OF THE HOUSES WAS PAINTED COMPLETELY GREEN, IT'S WINDOWS AND DOORS COVERED OVER...THE EFFECT WAS AN INCREDIBLE TRANSFORMATION INTO A LIFE SIZED HOUSE RESEMBLING THE WELL KNOWN AND RECOGNIZABLE GREEN HOUSES FROM THE MONOPOLY GAME.

     

    AS A CHILD, I DIDN'T REALLY UNDERSTAND THE GAME OF MONOPOLY , BUT ENJOYED PLAYING WITH THESE LITTLE GREEN HOUSES....THE FINANCIAL DRAMA AND MONEY SAVING ASPECTS OF THE GAME LOST ON A LITTLE GIRL...

     

    THIS LIFE SIZED HOUSE DELIGHTED ME AND BROUGHT ME BACK TO THOSE NIGHTS OF MONOPOLY PLAYED WITH MY BROTHERS...I NEVER WON...BUT I LOVED ACQUIRING THOSE TINY GREEN HOUSES.

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