Little Italy in downtown Manhattan is a neighborhood that attracts a lot of tourists and offers a large concentration of souvenir shops and traditional Italian food. Today there are very few Italians left in the neighborhood and it is merged with Chinatown. The neighborhood is full of spectacular graffiti on almost every corner.
Beyond a walk through the streets of the neighborhood, it is recommended to visit Freeman Alley – a small alley rich in graffiti by artists from all over the world. In addition, in Little Italy, you will find many works related to the LISA project: It is a non-profit organization (The LISA Project NYC) that aims to gather a wide variety of graffiti artists in the neighborhood and dedicate the neighborhood / area to spectacular murals.
Suggested streets to visit in the area:
Troutman Street | St. Nicholas Avenue | Wyckoff Avenue | Mulberry StCanal St | Broome St | Mulberry St | Bowery St Here is a glimpse of a small part of the graffiti collection in the neighborhood – highly recommended 🙂
Scroll down to get a recommendation for a unique and free graffiti exhibition in the neighborhood.
This post is part of a series of posts about graffiti and street art in Manhattan
Stickers & Paste ups – Graffiti in Manhattan
Street art & Graffiti in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY
Street art & Graffiti in Bushwick Brooklyn – NYC
Street art & Graffiti in Little Italy – NYC
Artist: Tristan Eaton
Artist: Eduardo Kobra
Artist: DAIN NYC
CitizenM Bowery Hotel New York - MoSA
At the edge of the neighborhood you can visit a unique graffiti gallery held at the CitizenM New York Bowery.
The gallery is located in the stairwell of the hotel and it is recommended to take the elevator to the top floor and go down all the floors on foot. Each floor is dedicated to a different artist and the experience created by descending this unique staircase is creative and exciting. https://www.citizenm.com/mosa