Most Instagram-Worthy Walls: NYC Edition

 

These streets will make your feed brand new.

by LINDSAY CARBONE    ★    NOV. 22, 2017

While there are tons of art museums in New York City, some of the most breathtaking art can be found splashed upon the walls of the city. Graffiti street art has been a part on NYC’s fabric for many years, and it's what makes Manhattan so unique.

Whether you are going into the city for a day trip with friends or visiting family on break this holiday season, these graffiti murals placed all throughout the city are a sight to see. Before you are back in school drowning in work, be sure to take a picture at these ten murals.

1. Audrey Hepburn

Look familiar? This mural is Audrey Hepburn like you’ve never seen her before. Be sure to head down to little Italy in a stylish outfit to take a picture in front of the style icon herself.

 
 Location: Little Italy, Southeast corner of Mulberry and Broome

Location: Little Italy, Southeast corner of Mulberry and Broome

 

2. Hearts

Love is in the air! All three of these unique murals are heart themed and are sure to show off your sweet side. These murals are also very close together in location, so you can catch them all at once.

 
 

3. Wings

Wing it, and go down to Essex Street to take this iconic instagram shot. These colorful wings can only be found when this shop is closed and the steel shutters are down, so make sure to get here early!

 
 Location: Essex and Stanton Street

Location: Essex and Stanton Street

 

4. Not Your Baby

Get your point across with this neon “I’m not your baby" mural. The white background on the side is the perfect place to stand to make your outfit pop.

 
 Location: Allen and Delancey Street

Location: Allen and Delancey Street

 

5. Soccer

For all you sports fans out there, this mural is perfect for you. Stand behind Leo Messi, Neymar Jr. and Luis Suarez, and show off your soccer love… or at least pretend to.

 
 Location: Allen and Delancey Streets

Location: Allen and Delancey Streets

 

6. Unicorns

Unicorns do exist! Show off your fun side with this rainbow unicorn mural. This giant mural has space for multiple people to stand, so grab your friends for the picture. 

 
 Location: Ludlow and Delancey Streets

Location: Ludlow and Delancey Streets

 

7. Peace

Channel your inner John Lennon with this unique peace mural. The colorful trendy graffiti art made out of skulls is perfect for trying to achieve that hippie/indie vibe.

 
 Location: Kenmare and Mott Streets

Location: Kenmare and Mott Streets

 

8. Live Colorfully

Feeling down? Add some color to your life with this Live Life Colorfully mural. It is the perfect background to spice up the same boring feed.

 
 Location: 16th Street and 6th Ave

Location: 16th Street and 6th Ave

 

9. Pixels

This pixelated mural can be found at the graffiti park with TONS of other intricate murals. They are constantly changing so you will definitely get a unique shot here. You may even see an artist creating one of their masterpieces!

 
 

10. I Love NYC

Last but not least, show off your NYC pride in front of this grand mural. This famous graffiti piece is tucked away in a garage, so keep your eyes open for this one, although it is hard to miss with its height!

 
 Location: 17th Street and 6th Ave

Location: 17th Street and 6th Ave

 

 

Murals around the city are constantly changing, so rest assured, no one else will have pictures like these. Before you go take another basic picture of overpriced food or the Rockefeller tree, check out one of these ten sites instead. It is a fun way to see the city, and it will cost you practically nothing. Not to mention, it's a great way to make your feed more artsy!

 
Tayler Bradford