Tag Archive | Lafayette Street

David Bowie Themed Street Art, SoHo NYC

David Bowie Street Art
Photos By Gail

This abstract street art ‘portrait’ with the words “Rebel” at the top  — which is an obvious nod to David Bowie’s Aladdin Sane album cover —  is painted at end of the trash bin corral adjacent to Alternative Apparel clothing store at 281 Lafayette Street. It’s just a short stroll down the block from Bowie’s former residence at 285 Lafayette Street, where his widow, Iman, and daughter Lexi still reside. Daniel Winchester is the artist. A friend who used be the family’s dog nanny told me that this piece actually went up a week after David died. I can’t believe I just noticed it, and how great it stills looks. David Bowie Forever.

David Bowie Street Art

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Mural of a Guy Who Could Be Caesar Chavez in Chinatown

Caesar Chavez Mural
All Photos By Gail

This mural depicting what appears to be the likeness of Union leader and labor organizer Caesar Chavez can be found on a building located on Layette Street between Canal and Howard.

Mural Detail
Mural Detail

However, despite the close resemblance to Chavez, the group of musicians clearly visible above his head makes me think that this man might actually be a famous musician. Sadly, I could find nothing about this mural on the Google, believe it or not.

Beatles’ Spotify Ad on Side of Building

Beatles on Spotify
Photo By Gail

Spotted on the northeast corner of Canal and Lafayette in Chinatown.

Danielle Mastrion Mural in Chinatown

Danielle Mastrion
Photo By Gail

I snapped this photo of a Danielle Mastrion Portrait on Lafayette Street just above Canal in Chinatown while I was on Jury Duty earlier this week. You can see some remnants of snow from last weekend’s storm at the bottom of the picture.