Volume 77 / Number 39 - Feb. 27 - March 04, 2008
West and East Village, Chelsea, Soho, Noho, Little Italy, Chinatown and Lower East Side, Since 1933
Villager photo by Tequila Minsky
Cryptic markings on the street in Soho are a secret language only certain contractors and utility workers can understand. Before relocating to Berlin several years ago, East Village artist Peter Missing told The Villager he was intrigued by these symbols, which he considered art, and was trying to figure out their meaning.