McDonald's Forced to Turn Golden Arches Turquoise

Sedona officials say new color better matches red desert rocks
By Newsy, a Newser Video Partner
Posted Sep 3, 2014 9:36 AM CDT

(Newser) – Nearly every American will recognize this famous symbol— the golden arches of fast food, aka McDonald's. Those golden arches turned to turquoise, however, at one McDonalds in Arizona. Apparently, gold doesn't match the cityscape well enough and clashes with Sedona city regulations that prevent buildings from ruining views of the desert—government officials thought the yellow of the arches would contradict the scenic red rocks the region is known for. But not everyone is a fan of the turquoise arches.

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