Park and soldiers in front of City Hall
One of the tasks that needed to be completed after the coup was 'purifying' and reconstructing the nation. This building - one of two - was completed soon after.
Perhaps it looks familiar?
Yes indeed. Considering its background, one wonders why it was chosen by the US government for its embassy. But I digress. After the coup, many campaigns were carried out to mobilize people to 'rebuild' the nation, luxurious items were burned, and smugglers were sentenced to death. Here's a parade of 'reformed' gangpae:
Below are the ultimate sinners against the nation - dance enthusiasts - who were given 3 months to 1 year in prison:
Curfew violators in Myeong-dong held temporarily
Again, this post has a lot more information about those times.