Castle Hill Development’s New Public Mural

(l-r) NYCHA general manager Michael Kelly and council members Annabel Palma and Ritchie Torres contributed to Castle Hill Community Center’s masterpiece.
Photo by Edwin Soto

More than 15 young adult New York City Housing Authority residents joined Councilman Ritchie Torres Tuesday, March 8 in painting murals on Castle Hill Community Center’s vacant walls. Led by Groundswell and supported by council funds, this imaginative project is part of the new ‘Public Art/Public Housing Initiative’ which aims to create murals providing inspirational messages and public housing experiences at public housing developments throughout the five boroughs.

Michael Kelly (c) aids young NYCHA residents in painting the expansive mural.
Photo by Edwin Soto

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