The Catedral Metropolitana in August 2011, before the destruction of its façade.
A close-up of the hand-painted tiles by Salvadoran artist Fernando Llort on the Catedral Metropolitana.
A wrought-iron mural by artist Fernando Llort in the lobby of hotel Real Intercontinental. San Salvador, El Salvador / August 2011
A statue of former President and crusader for separation of church and state, Gerardo Barrios, located in Plaza Barrios, steps from the Catedral Metropolitana. San Salvador, El Salvador / August 2011.
Palacio Nacional, which sits cater-corner to the cathedral at Plaza Barrios in San Salvador, El Salvador. August 2011.
Tiles once part of the historic Metropolitan Cathedral in San Salvador were taken down and destroyed.