The pets painted on an East Harlem facade

Graffiti artist Chico painted this mural in 2001 on the side of a building at Third Avenue and 103rd Street. Animal Care and Control—the city pound—is up the block on 110th.

His animal-themed murals are (or were?) all over the East Village. The Local East Village has a few here.

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5 Responses to “The pets painted on an East Harlem facade”

  1. petey Says:

    sorry to be picky, but ACC is on first (not third) and 110th. i know this because it’s across the corner from my storage unit.

    that neighborhood has an ‘old’ manhattan feel to it, walk-ups, red brick, no high-risers, i like it.

  2. wildnewyork Says:

    You’re not being picky, I was just too tired to explain the cross streets. I volunteer there, and I like the neighborhood too, especially Jefferson Park, which has such an old-world feel as you say.

  3. Ellen Says:

    Rescued my dog from that place – too bad someone can’t overhaul that pound and it’s policies.

  4. Marina Ortiz Says:

    The building actually housed an animal care clinic on the second floor when Chico painted that mural in East Harlem.

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