This page describes Malcolm X Boulevard as it appeared in 2001. The tour was developed as part of the Malcolm X Boulevard Streetscape Enhancement Project. These pages are no longer being updated.
3. Art Underground, Part
I In the entrance to the subway
(2 and 3 lines) on the northwest corner of Malcolm X Blvd.
and W. 110th Street/Central Park North
tentatively entitled "Message from Malcolm," was
created by Maren Hassinger. It consists of mosaics for the
station's entrance and interior. Text from some of Malcolm
X's speeches in the fashion of Islamic Kufi writing is included,
along with African and African-American ideograms symbolizing
unity, love, word, speech, meeting and prowess.