Folk Art on Broadway
Partnering with the American Folk Art Museum, this new initiative is part of the Lincoln Square BID's signature and ongoing Streetscape and Beautification program and is organized in cooperation with NYC Parks’ public art program Art in the Parks. Mural locations include: 60th Street (the "gateway" to the Malls), 63rd Street (both sides), 64th Street (northern side), 67th Street (both sides), and 70th Street (south side, the BID's northern boundary).

The barrier murals alternate between two original designs created by graphic designers Dresser Johnson. The first mural is based on a flower basket depicted in Baskets Quilt, artist unknown, c. 1850-1860, symbolizing the open public space of the community (pictured above). The second mural is based on a tree motif found in the Applique Bedcover piece, a quilt created by Sarah Ann Garges of Pennsylvania, in 1853, symbolizing the warmth of the neighborhood.
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