Henry Street Campers Paint Community Mural on Ludlow Street

Posted on: August 31st, 2021 at 5:05 am by

Photo: Andre Cirilo

It’s nice to see a grassroots, community-led mural go up for a change.

Indeed, the With the coordination of the 7th Precinct, the Henry Street Settlement this month teamed with the Thrive Collective youth art program – under leadership of Toofly – to impart some color on the Ludlow Street wall popularized by a Nick Walker “Vandal” nearly a decade ago. (Maybe it won’t get tagged up as much.)

Photo: Andre Cirilo

Participant painters were summer campers from the Settlement’s Jacob Riis Cornerstone, as well as Boys & Girls Republic day camps.

The mural – a floral take on “Lower East Side” – took one weekend to complete and is now on display outside the Ludlow facade of The DL.

Photo: Andre Cirilo

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