Posts Tagged ‘New York City street art’

The pets painted on an East Harlem facade

May 3, 2012

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.

The enchanting angel of East 14th Street

July 19, 2010

It’s hard to see her among the decorative elements at the top of this tenement building on the north side of the street, especially when you’re hurrying by on a sunny summer afternoon.

But here she’s been for probably over a century now, making gritty East 14th Street around Second Avenue a little bit lovelier.