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NYC's 59th Street Subway Coffee Cup Mosaics | ShotZombies
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NYC’s 59th Street Subway Coffee Cup Mosaics

Posted on January 8, 2012 by


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Why is this subway station decorated with mosaics of coffee cups? I’m not sure, New York’s first coffee roaster was located on Pearl Street, not 59th. But NYC has a long history of mosaics in the subway. There’s a flickr group devoted to it, and even a Wikipedia page. The best resource I’ve found so far is the art guide on NYC Subway.org, they have a collection of 239 different pieces of art. Excluding the illegal art, of course.

[Via Coffee Cup Motifs in NYC’s 59th Street Subway Station – New York Restaurants and Dining – Fork in the Road]