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Reviewed December 12, 2018

Rich's Lower East Side Art Walk was a highlight of my recent trip to NYC. As an artist himself, Rich is very knowledgeable and passionate about the subject. Before taking the tour, I knew nothing about street art and I found his tour to be...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 12, 2018

Rich is a fantastic tour guide. He knows his street art and his Brooklyn history. I didn't realize how much history we would be learning as we walked past tags, throwies, and "pieces" in Gowanus. And...a sweet wheat-paste piece by Swoon! Yes, I learned these...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018

Rich's Lower East Side walk was amazing. Rich gives a very informative and in-depth review of New York's sprawling street art, giving different perspectives and background on how and why the different pieces are there. Seeing as NYC is such a mecca for art, seeing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

We did both the Lower East Side and Brooklyn Tours, we loved them! Rich did an amazing job showing us around and explaining to us the history of NY graff art, street art and all forms of public art. As someone who has curated art...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

I went on a walking tour of the street art scene in the Gowanus neighborhood. Our guide, Rich, is so knowledgeable of this dimension of the art community that we were introduced to a variety of "lanes" in which the artists present their work. Each...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed August 2, 2017

I went on Rich's Lower East Side street art tour which was a really good introduction to the street art of the area. Rich is an artist himself and has a good understanding of the history of the area and the development of various styles...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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GothamSideWalks, Owner at Gotham SideWalks, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2017

Glad you were happy with it... I sure was. Hope your trip back to Australia was great (and that you had a minute to drop into Krause Gallery?). :) Rich

Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

I did a LES street art walking tour this past weekend and LOVED it! I am a novice when it comes to the NYC art scene, but thought the tour was a perfect mix of informative, interesting, and fun. Rich Garr is both a tour...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed March 16, 2016

Have ya heard the rumors of the lively art scene now on the banks of the famously toxic and polluted Superfund Site, the Gowanus Canal? Rich Garr will take you to galleries and murals that prove that those rumors are true. Rich's low key and...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Deborah B
Reviewed February 13, 2016

I had a wonderful time on Rich's LES street art tour. He very thoughtfully interspersed stops at local galleries (because it was a cold day) which were relevant to many of the objects we were looking it. He was very generous with answering questions from...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed December 15, 2015

Rich was able to provide a good background and history of the Gowanus as we explored. Our group had plenty of questions along the way. Rich was eager to answer all and had such a rich knowledge to cover these off with ease. We visited...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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