11. Basquiat Plaque Unveiling

1-57 Great-Jones-Street-Basquiat-Untapped-Cities-00157 Great Jones Street

During the 1980’s, artist Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988) lived in a loft studio at 57 Great Jones Street. The studio was owned by his friend and mentor, Andy Warhol. As part of the historic plague program, The Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation (GVSHP) will be unveiling a plaque marking the site of Basquiat’s former home and studio. The unveiling, sponsored by the GVSHP and Two Boots, will take place on July 13 at 6 pm. The event is free but reservations are requested.