Posts Tagged ‘Graffiti’

CHURCH GRAFFITI, PART II

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By Dan Rivoli Anti-landmark graffiti is back on the church that is pitting neighborhood preservationists against the congregation’s leader. The message “Stop Gale Brewer’s Forced Landmarking” was recently painted on the sidewalk shed that hugs West Park Presbyterian Church, on West 86th Street and Amsterdam Avenue. Brewer, the Council member for the West Side, has [&hellip
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GRAFFITI CRACKDOWN

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For the city to paint over graffiti on private businesses, the owner must give consent. But rather than trying to receive permission for a free graffiti removal—a long and sometimes difficult process—a new Council bill would make businesses owners have to opt out of the service. Council Member Gale Brewer introduced the bill that would [&hellip
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Graffiti Be Gone

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In an effort to paint over more graffiti on private property, Council Member Gale Brewer introduced a bill that would allow the city to remove the graffiti without a property owner’s permission. The city removes graffiti for free with trucks that quickly blast paint over graffiti-laden security gates and walls. But graffiti-busting officers in local [&hellip
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FREE GRAFFITI CLEAN UP

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Property and business owners can receive free graffiti clean up, courtesy of Beacon Paints and Council Member Gale Brewer. Owners must first fill out a waiver and return it to Brewer’s district office, at 563 Columbus Ave. and West 87th Street. To obtain a waiver, contact Jesse Bodine at 212-873-0292. Graffiti removal trucks will be [&hellip
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