New York City is one of the original street art capitals of the world. In recent years, the prolific artistry of well-known individuals like Banksy and Shepard Fairey has brought this counter-cultural movement to the mainstream.

Looking inward, the neighborhood surrounding Duane Street Hotel offers a wide range of tags alongside a few alternative outdoor creations that could be considered street art. To show you how our neighborhood fits into the world of NYC street art, here are a few of our favorite examples of street art in Soho and Tribeca.

Winnie the Poohwhinniepoo

An artsy van in the street= Street Art.van

This guy thisguy

Legal street fishies in Tribeca streetfish

Typical cursive makes a shadow look like spiderman. Incidental Street Art. spidermanshadowforweb

Smile More. Enough Said. smile

We don’t know who Sha is. But Sha sure knows who Sha is. sha3

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NYC’s 1st Police Precinct Rocking Street Artpolice-door

Despite common artistry, some New Yorkers are still angry with the NYPD noracistsnocopsforweb

Manhattan mhtn-pro

Love Me lovemeforweb

Keep things simple keepitsimple

Some of Famous Street Artist, Raemann’s Eviar Serieseviangasmaskforweb2

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A classic statue on the street. We call that Street Artindianforweb

Adam Cost is a well-known NYC street artist. These are some of his most typical tags.IMG_4416

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