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In the Bronx, Art Fills an Abandoned Neighborhood Landmark

For the first time in over 35 years, residents of the South Bronx have been invited to revisit the gutted ruins of a neighborhood landmark. This past weekend, the arts group No Longer Empty revealed its latest site-specific installation to the public, throwing open the doors to the Old Bronx Borough Courthouse, which has been boarded up since 1978.

"It's about bringing in the light and opening the windows," said Lady K Fever, one of the participating artists. "It represents bringing light to a dark space. Because even in the daytime, this place has a dark energy."

The full story, and spectacular photography, over at Curbed NY. >>