Reposted by Everyday Bronx.
Glasstown is a business that was formerly located on Gerard Avenue with artwork that perhaps dates from the days of ‘The Message’ or even ‘Funkytown.’ Evidently they did move to a town that’s right for them, as Glasstown is now located on Wales Avenue.
You might remember this rock from the recent hip-hop series “The Get Down.” Children still climb and slide down it in the summer.
Why East 143rd Street? I had a few minutes to spare waiting for the subway there and also it is one of the least busy subway stations in the Bronx. The juxtaposition of a street that is not well known with the infrastructure of the subway struck me as symbolic.