Experience one of the most inspiring self-guided Art Walk ever created, with murals celebrating the centennial of the International Labour Organization (ILO), the oldest United Nations agency.
Located close to the United Nations between East 42nd and East 48th street, these murals depict the social justice and fair employment challenges we are facing in terms of green jobs, gender equality at work, eradication of child and forced labor, youth employment, and future of work.
Participating artists: Clandestinos, Faith 47, Jorge Gerada, Mr Cenz and Victor Ash. Production and Curation: Street Art for Mankind.
To hear the artist speak about his creative process or simply read the story behind each mural above.
The app also helps you locate the murals closest to you and make creative selfies to share with us and the artist.
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First wall at the Westin Grand Central Hotel – 212 E 42nd St, New York, NY 10017
Bus stations located at:
+ the crossing of Midtown 5th Avenue/42nd street 0.4 miles from the first wall on the Westin Grand Central Hotel East 42nd street and 3rd avenue
+ the Port Authority, 625 8th Ave, New York, NY 10018, USA 1 mile NW from the first wall on the Westin Grand Central Hotel East 42nd street and 3rd avenue
Subway Stations located at:
+ Grand Central Station – 42nd Street/Lexington avenue 0.2 miles from the first wall on the Westin Grand Central Hotel East 42nd street and 3rd avenue
+ the crossing of East 51st street/Lexington avenue 0.2 miles from the first wall on 209 East 48th street and 3rd avenue.
Grand Central Station 0.2 miles from the first wall on the Westin Hotel grand Central East 42nd street and 3rd avenue
Visit the United Nations
Visit the Grand Central Terminal
Visit the exterior and lobby Art Deco design of the Chrysler building.