Is this the end of an era?
That's Beijing has received videos today showing venues along Sanlitun's popular bar street getting completely dismantled by bulldozers. The street appears to be the latest victim of The Great Brickening of 2017, which has seen some of the city's favorite bars and restaurants fall prey to a large-scale construction takeover.
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Here are before and after views from across the street:
More updates on this developing story as we receive them.