I think every city in the world should be doing this. It’s called Windows Of Opportunity: Shops left empty by the recession are filled by crowd sourced creative work, turning a negative eyesore in to a positive space for art.
Check it out. The before and afters are just fantastic.
The lines are massive down the block from my office on Lafayette Street in NYC"“ the limited time only A Bathing Ape Pirate Store opens today. It’s full of all kinds of archived and factory second items for sale. Â Should be a zoo for a long time.
Store Hours are as follows:
9/3, 9/4, 9/5 12:00pm to 7:00pm
9/6, 9/7 from 11:00pm to 6:00pm