Marco’s Gateway Mural is No More

Posted on: August 20th, 2010 at 6:33 am by

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Say goodbye to another thin slice of Lower East Side charm.  The longstanding Marcoart mural on the north-facing facade of 192 Orchard Street is no more.  Vanished. The charmingly funky artwork which greeted so many in our beloved neighborhood over the years is now buried under a coat of bland brown paint. Some of the colorful characters are just barely visible, though.

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The paint job is still in progress, and will most likely lead to a billboard advertisement of some sort. So much for the gateway to the Lower East Side.

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