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Graffiti board project getting a second look

Graffiti marks the wall of a vacant home on Mumford Street in Schgenectady on Thursday. The graffiti of an expletive to the right was digitally blurred.
Graffiti marks the wall of a vacant home on Mumford Street in Schgenectady on Thursday. The graffiti of an expletive to the right was digitally blurred.
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The vilified graffiti board is not dead.

Although it was panned by residents in the Hamilton Hill neighborhood, who worried that gangs would fight over control of the board, other residents have spoken up in favor of the idea.

They want a board where artists can show off their skills with paint or chalk. A vibrant street art venue could enrich the community, they said.

“Public art, I think it’s important to have,” said ...

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reader1
October 8, 2013
11:48 a.m.

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Not sure where Councilwoman Perazzo got her information from but there were plenty of comments left on the board when it was at the Hamilton Hill Arts Center. The lion's share of the comments were positive, and as usual - anonymity creates an opportunity for a few individuals to show their immaturity.

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