Monday, July 28, 2014

[Updated] Verizon getting brown on it

Well! Thirteen whole months have passed since our last post about the graffiti vs. brown paint back-and-forth on the Verizon building along East 13th Street.

You know how it went. Verizon had someone paint over the graffiti on the side of the building … only to have it return days later.

After investing in security cameras and gallons and gallons of brown paint, it seemed as if Verizon had given up here at Second Avenue.

But now! Verizon is having the wall painted brown again…

About half finished now.

And the tags will certainly return. Just too tempting of a canvas to be left brown.

Updated 9:24 a.m.

A reader tells us that the scrubbing and painting continues this morning...

Previously on EV Grieve:
First tag reappears on the Verizon building

Brownout: Verizon building graffiti painted over

Verizon is going to blow the budget on brown paint


Anonymous said...

Weakass wackass tags.

Study some pre-2000 tags. Your bubble shit ain't a tag.


Fashion By He said...

really sad, if verion allowed artists to paint here that would be a nice addition to the community

Anonymous said...

rather than painting it brown they should really just use that money to commission some artists. the brown honestly looks way worse than the tags anyway. hire an artist and get some color there!

Anonymous said...

Not really. Anything even halfway decent would just be shit all-over by the talentless wannabe taggers.

Anonymous said...

I agree with 8:40 and 9:48. Verizon should be savvy and make their wall a new mini-Five Pointz!

Anonymous said...

verizon should let its employees tag over the street taggers.


Anonymous said...

:-) i bet if con ed installed an electricity leaking sidewalk there, that would stop the tagging! :-)