WATCH: Sanlitun's 'Dirty Bar Street' Gets Ripped Up (Again)

By That's Beijing, September 21, 2017

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It looks like Sanlitun's once-infamous ‘Dirty Bar Street’ will soon be cleaned up for good. Construction crews have picked up steam in recent weeks in order to give the entire area what is expected to be a fancy new makeover.

This construction project is yet another example of the citywide brickings and renovations that have swept over Beijing in the past eight months.

READ MORE: The Citywide Renovations Changing Beijing As We Know It

On April 24, venues along a western portion of Sanlitun's popular bar street (where Luga's used to be) started getting completely dismantled by bulldozers. Shop, restaurant and bar facades were razed, and covered over with a fresh layer of concrete and bricks. Five months later and it looks like the construction has finally extended to the east side of the street.

READ MORE: Watch Sanlitun Bar Street Gets Steamrolled 

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It looks like this is the beginning of the end for Sanlitun's once wild and crazy Bar Street.    

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