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‘Gatsby’ Goes Big with 5-Story Mural on its LES Hotel

Posted April 4, 2017 at 5:05 am

That nascent street art endeavor (nay, developers’ tool), The New Allen, tagged its biggest mural to date, yet not even on the namesake street. They strayed two blocks west to Forsyth Street. Project Organizers commissioned Tony “Rubin” Sjoman to paint the west-facing exposure of the Gatsby Hotel on East Houston. Site chosen for the mural […]

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GEM Hotel SoHo Tagged

Posted April 20, 2010 at 6:10 am

Late last week, the Forsyth Street facade of the trendy GEM Hotel SoHo was tagged.  Not too long ago, this very building was a Howard Johnson Express.

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