Monopoly Man

The wonderfully retro-iconic “Monopoly Man” paste-up by Alec. The character was also known as “Mr. Monopoly.” But his official name was Rich Uncle Pennybags and he was the mascot of the famous Monopoly board game. Alec put this poster up in New York City’s Meat Packing (MePa) District, on the block that runs along 14th Street, near all the new neighborhood landmarks like the Standard Hotel, High Line Park, and Hotel Gansevoort. There are a few of these Pennybags  wheat-pastes in the nabe and elsewhere downtown.

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