Castle Hill Murals Paint A Brighter Future

Community leaders and Castle Hill Houses residents in front of the inspirational mural.
Photo courtesy of Groundswell

Groundswell, New York’s leading organization dedicated to community public art, Councilman Ritchie Torres, NYC Council Public Housing chairman and NYC Housing Authority unveiled the first two murals in a series of three at the Castle Hill Houses on Thursday, June 23 Made possible through the major one-year ‘Public Art/Public Housing’ initiative the first mural, ‘Stronger Together’ surrounds a community inside the Kips Bay Boys and Girls Club Center depicting a message of intergenerational support and the importance of youth-driven change. The second mural, ‘Dreams and Aspirations’ located outside the 625 Castle Hill Avenue daycare center, inspires Castle Hill’s youth into thinking about their future.

The mural ‘Dreams and Aspirations’ welcomes Castle Hill’s youngest residents into thinking about their futures.
Photo courtesy of Groundswell

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