FR8 Chronicles 24 – Island Stomp 5

November 1st, 2014


Abandoned 18th street subway station

August 11th, 2014



Along a very busy, dark and dirty 4 track subway line lays this secluded way station for reprobates.
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Queens Mainline Graffiti History

August 7th, 2014


"Do you want to die tonight?"
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The Brooklyn Bridge white flags & exploring.

July 25th, 2014


Earlier this week, someone changed the American flags on the Brooklyn Bridge - replacing them with white flags of surrender. I don't care who did it or why. I think it is awesome that they did. It's a fun prank that harmed absolutely no one and is certainly not worth all the slow-news-week press it has been getting.
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Tomb of the Unnamed + Repent Tunnel

June 16th, 2014


The end of this tunnel was once filled with the ashes of many unnamed victims. Ashes of those who met a horrid death that I watched with my own eyes and could smell and taste for days beyond. You don't forget something like that, ever.
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The Mary Murray

May 6th, 2014



Here are some words you don't want to hear someone yelling at you on a Sunday morning at 9AM: "Hey! You were down in the marina! Stay right there I'm calling the police".

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Fact: NYC’s Graffiti artists were the original U.S. “urban explorers”.

April 25th, 2014



Occasionally we here at LTV get snarky, extremely ignorant comments tossed in our direction from 'urban explorers' for the 'hideous' crime of posting Graffiti related content to this site, and for having published 2 highly regarded books exclusively about NYC Graffiti, and a 3rd that covers both exploring and graffiti within NYC's subway system. What these 'urban explorers' don't realize is one clear simple fact:
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The RKO Keith

April 21st, 2014



The RKO Keith is one of NYC's most infamous abandoned buildings.

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Coffee Bean Castle

April 15th, 2014



We've been spoiling you all lately with posts full of deep location research and explicit details, so it's time for a post that leaves everything to the imagination.
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New York Dock

April 8th, 2014



Red Hook contained one of NYC's tallest abandoned industrial buildings, with one of the best graffiti galleries and a rooftop view unparalleled in awesomeness. Today, it is being converted into apartments.
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