Beneath the pedestrian bridge over Monument Creek near America the Beautiful Park.

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4 Responses to Flickr Photo of the Day: Homeless Camp Living Room

  1. tOkKa says:

    –>> ..ascetically ; looks cool like a little pirates cove.

    😀

  2. conserve says:

    This is both discusting and disturbing. To think that people live down there makes me nauseous. The polution they leave behind is horrible.

  3. Matt H says:

    Its almost Census day. I wonder how many real people live like that. I imagine Tent City has a Mayor. I bet there is some sort of tax collection and protective system as any society would have. City council can’t really believe that is they make a law these people will just evaporate. They are people, they have survival instincts.

  4. Marty says:

    The mayor of tent city just a figurehead, they still use the archaic city manager form of government.

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