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The Balloon Factory

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The Balloon Factory ETC was a famous restaurant in New York City circa 1960.

In 2012, in the same area of New York, an art installation reimagined the idea of the historic balloon factory by creating limited balloons to look like meat cuts and sausages in the style of fake food windows in Japan.


Designboom. (2012). The Lightest Butchery You Can Imagine: It's Meat Balloon Food Art. Retrieved 1 June 2020, from

Hake, T. (2020). Item Detail - “THE BALLOON FACTORY ETC” NYC FAMOUS RESTAURANT ADVERTISING BUTTON. Retrieved 1 June 2020, from

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