<body> Public Ad Campaign: Mediacy Ads Are Popping Up Around Town
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Thursday, April 28, 2011

Mediacy Ads Are Popping Up Around Town

Lately I have been seeing Mediacy Gatescapes cropping up around town. When the company first started, Michael Gitter partially justified the advertising intrusion by insisting that it would get rid of graffiti and make the spaces more visually pleasing. Obviously this was not true as evidenced by this advertisement on a gate which could not physically hold graffiti. With the city requiring all rolldown gates to be converted to this "see thru" version in the next few years, Mediacy rolldown gates will themselves become the new graffiti that adorns this ubiquitous New York street feature. And yes, many will be lit with two household bulbs to make them even more "attractive". Thanks Michael.

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Blogger ctodd said...

One of these Gaga posters covers a gate of a laundrymat at 8th and 26th. Some prankster has been tearing it down every time he drunkenly walks by it at night. I won't name names, but the guy is a badass.


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