NYC DOT Announced Artists for the 191st Street Tunnel Murals in Washington Heights

 

 

 

191st street at Broadway # 1 Train, 2017

The community was shocked to see their 191st Street #1 subway station at Broadway, devoid of the colorful murals commissioned by Department of Transportation in 2015 as part of a Beautification Project. This past weekend, a DOT operation “fully clean and sanitize’ the approximately 900-foot-long tunnel early on Saturday morning, January 21, 2023.

Update ~ NYC DOT Announces Search for Four Artists to beautify 191st Street Tunnel (March 16, 2023).

The Uptown Collective posted the names of the artists whose work will ‘enliven and beautify the walls’ of the 191st Street Tunnel. They are Vicky Bonilla, Denise Coke, Rasheeda Johnson, and Carla Torres. Congratulations to the artists, and look forward to the new murals.

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