Tag Archives: streetart

  • Photographer's guide to New York City

    1.2 trillion photos are taken each year, many of them in New York City. Check out our photographer's guide to the city below to get most out of your vacation snaps or contact LOCALIKE New York, if you want to book a guided photo-safari through NYC.

    Exchange Place Waterfront, Jersey City
    The best pictures of Manhattan can be taken from across the river in either Brooklyn or New Jersey. The latter tends not to be overcrowded and its views—particularly of One World Trade Center (OWT)—are unparalleled.

    Lower Manhattan
    For a more unseen view of the OWT building, head over to the corner of Fulton & Nassau Sts where the stunning skyscraper lines up with the urban canyon for the perfect symbiosis of street life and architecture.

    Street Art 
    It's a bit of a trip but the mural series in Bushwick, Brooklyn is a fantastic destination. Start your hunt for the most colorful street art photo at St Nicholas Ave & Troutman St and let the murals guide you from there.

  • The largest rhino sculpture in the world

    The Last Three the largest rhino sculpture in the world has been unveiled at Astor Place, New York. The artists created the statue to raise awareness for the endangered species and started a petition online against the use of rhino horns. The massive 16-foot bronze sculpture depicts the last three surviving northern white rhinoceros, one of which has unfortunately died recently.
    Learn more about their project and how to help here: goodbyerhinos.org

  • New York's streets are his canvas

    American artist Tom Bob has been transforming the streets of New York City, using the most ordinary objects-pipes, poles, sewers-as his canvas. His whimsical pieces interact with their surroundings and have frequently popped up all over New York City. Keep up with his latest creations via Instagram: @tombobnyc