Best of the Bronx: Urban artist recreates graffiti mecca on Boone Avenue

These paintings are replicas of the former Bronx meat processing plant Ferris Stahl-Meyer, which has become a graffiti mecca.

These paintings are replicas of the former Bronx meat processing plant Ferris Stahl-Meyer, which has become a graffiti mecca. (6/13/13)

THE BRONX - Urban landscape artist Valeri Larko is working on a series of paintings called a Bronx Block on the desolate industrial street, Boone Avenue.

These paintings are replicas of the former Bronx meat processing plant Ferris Stahl-Meyer, which has become a graffiti mecca.

Larko wants to document the spray-painted buildings before they are redeveloped or even demolished.

For full interview with Larko, watch the clip to the left or click News 12 Extra on Optimum TV channel 612. 

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Extended interview with urban artist Valeri LarkoThe graffiti artist is working on a series of paintings called a Bronx Block on Boone Avenue.

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Valeri Larko's most recent exhibit is at the J. Cacciola Gallery in Chelsea until June 29.

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