Animal New York is reporting that “a very official looking work stop order and notice of violation” was posted on the space at Houston and Bowery in lower Manhattan. The new wall — once the site of a Keith Haring mural — is now, essentially, a giant and supposedly legal billboard for Fairey’s show “May Day” at Deitch Projects.
But according to the city, it was done without permit, meaning someone better get to some paperwork and quick, or the whole thing must be torn down. Notice after the jump.
Via Animal New York:
We called the Manhattan office of construction, but as these things go, the bureaucracy might have to wait until Monday. It could, of course, also be a prank, but either way the whole thing just got a lot more punk rock.
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