Week Two at the Parking Ramp witnessed 20+ volunteers of the APO Service Fraternity descend upon the parking ramp and leave behind lots of color in the stairwells. Part of the overall Virtual Reality project is to improve directions. Each level has a different color and symbol stenciled on each level. It was a great weekend for public art!! The Dept of … [Read more...] about Week One of Parking Ramp Mural Project
After two months twiddling our thumbs, the painting of a series of murals depicting the "Birthplace of Virtual Reality" in the Water St. Parking Ramp next to Boscov's, the Dept of Public Art is ready for volunteers to tackle several jobs. "We are looking for all kinds of help, from painting stairs to cutting stencils, to advanced air brush … [Read more...] about At Long Last! Painting in the Parking Ramp
(proposed design by Bruce Greig) Binghamton? Virtual Reality? Yes! Not just Binghamton but 183-185 Water St., the site of the Parking Ramp by Boscov’s, is where the building blocks of VIRTUAL REALITY were developed: 1. The Bundy Manufacturing Co. (1893-1906) stood at 183-185 Water St., and became the International Time Recording Co (1906-7) and … [Read more...] about Binghamton is the Birthplace of Virtual Reality? Really? Volunteers Needed!
The Happiness Project posts vintage photographs on abandoned buildings in Binghamton and there is now a new edition. Susan, a local artist, found photos of her father as a boy and the two new posters will appear around town. This one is on Lewis St. Can you find it? … [Read more...] about New Edition of Happiness Project
Kady Perry has posted the following query: I am writing to you to include you on a small project I am working on to document the history of murals in Binghamton/Broome County. I am asking for the who, what, where, when, why and how of your mural project(s) in an effort to build on the rich history of murals in Binghamton. Please see attached. The … [Read more...] about Looking for Mural History in Binghamton
Stickers and Chalkboards solicit neighborhood opinion. Locations at Eldredge and Way St. Upper Chenango St., Court and Carroll St. and Court St. next to RiverRead Books. … [Read more...] about I want to see _________in Binghamton.
Kady Perry puts finishing touches on a mural on Water St. in Binghamton to commemorate the terrible impact of the 2011 floods. The project was sponsored by the S.O.M. Scholars at Binghamton University. The students pick a community project each year and this year the projects are flood related. Previous projects have been the Discovery Center Story Garden … [Read more...] about Flood Wall Mural