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Since 1972, this tile mural has graced the wall near the corner of Perry and Bleecker streets in Greenwich Village. It is said to have been constructed by an artists from Seville named Rodriguez.

According to an inscription in the corner, the tiles were produced by Fábrica Mensaque Rodríguez y Compañía SA; a company based in Seville.

The Landmarks Commission of New York is, currently, debating with the residents to have the mural removed.

It is said that there used to be an door where the mural is currently located.

Written by Paulo Loreto

February 7, 2012 at 8:20 AM