Falling bricks in downtown Calgary spur Twitter creativity

Workers have begun dismantling a facade on a downtown Calgary building because of falling bricks, but the internet has taken the opportunity to show some interesting Photoshop skills.

Internet memes populate social media after incident

Workers are removing a brick facade from a downtown building. Some of the five vehicles stranded below are likely going to be damaged. (Carla Beynon/CBC)

Workers have begun dismantling a facade on a downtown Calgary building because of falling bricks.

The bricks tumbled down last week, eventually leaving an eight-by-four metre hole in the mid-20th century building at 608 Seventh Street S.W.

The city's chief building official Marco Civitarese determined on Monday that a brick facade needed to be taken down. The building is otherwise structurally sound.

Officials evacuated the building last week when the facade started crumbling. Crews erected heavy barricade walls made of stacked concrete blocks and shipping containers in case the wall continued to come down. 

Below are some of the more creative tweets from Calgarians inspired by the incident. On mobile? Click here.

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