Spray Can Alley in Northampton

Behind fine dining establishments in an alley behind Northampton’s Main Street is some intriguing art work. Would establishing a Business Improvement District help or hurt this, "spray can alley?"
fallen ladder and fire hydrant in front of graffiti covered brick wall I’m not sure what it means but it’s an interesting use of the mason’s work.
confusing text all over the wall Okay now this is confusing.
An elderly woman making her way through the gallery asked me if I enjoyed photographing, "the urine encrusted walls."
This could be a storefront for someone.
spray painted skull Um, Pirates of the Alley-way?
No place for hate?
MEAT-
I heard CATS is coming to town…
This mural has seen better days, but has been mostly left alone it seems.
Open for business-have a shot with your coffee sir?
lifer! HOMELESS. painted on fire escape ladder From those familiar with the alley?
More hate…
"PLEASE DON’T LET YOUR DOG FOUL ALLEY! PICK UP THEIR POOP."

Author: Northampton Redoubt

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