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Glen Cove historic home covered with graffiti for art display : Graffiti, street art gaining in respectability, officials say Downtown home to host open house, other events

Mar 02, 2017 - Newsday (New York)

A historic Glen Cove house is being transformed into a colorful showcase of street art and graffiti, an art form that has received increasing recognition and respect among museums and art galleries.

Nearly 150 artists from as far as Britain and Sweden, and across the United States, have painted the walls, floors and stairways of the 9,000-square-foot house near downtown, said the homeowner Joe LaPadula, a co-curator of the project.

An open house for what is known as First City Projec...