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Wednesday, March 22, 2006

Manhattan Mural

Buildings at busy intersections such as this at Houston Street and Broadway are often used as billboards, like this gigantic six-story photo mural of NYC that has become a landmark. It depicts the Statue of Liberty superimposed over a skyline of skyscrapers, viewed through DKNY initial cutouts, which loom and dominate over all. Since its creation in 1989, it has faded and softened a bit, better integrating it into the building. The three windows at the top suggest someone inhabiting the space inside this mural. Wonder who that might be - maybe we ought to ring the doorbell one day and find out...