Over the course of a couple short weeks in September 2019, a massive field of vividly colored overlapping and interweaving upward arrows—visible for blocks around 1665 Main Street—took over the façade of this structure, a former warehouse. These arrows are the signature motif of artist Tavar Zawacki. For Zawacki, the upward arrow symbolizes “the powerful mentality to rise above fears, challenges, and anything holding you back from your goals. . . . everything is possible!” In the context of 1665 Main Street, this imagery and the idea of metamorphosis, or dynamic transformation, resonates with the resurgence of the greater Buffalo region and ongoing positive economic and cultural developments in the East Side neighborhoods nearby.
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