|The old slaughterhouse building from behind, showing its tall chimney.|
|The building's conversion |
will mean the end of some
great walls for graffiti.
|The slauhterhouse viewed from across 13th St.|
Let's just hope that all of the animals which gave their lives there for Bogotanos' sancocho and bandeja paisa didn't leave any ghosts behind to haunt the school's halls.
|A horsecart passes by the slaughterhouse's old entrance.|
|Behind the old slaughterhouse is this huge empty lot, where they must have held the doomed animals. Part of the space could be turned into a green space for an area lacking a public park.|
|Workers on the building's roof, with its castle-like pattern.|
|A historical view of the old slaughterhouse. (Photo: El Espectador)|
|An illegible plaque commemorates the slaughterhouse's construction.|
|Another plaque shows idealized farm animals.|
|Interior of the building under renovation.|
By Mike Ceaser, of Bogotá Bike Tours