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Post-it Notes for Neighbors

2008
Brooklyn, NY

Public installation that invites neighbors to share how much they pay for their apartments, a question most residents wonder but are too polite to ask. Part of the Windows Brooklyn exhibition. Inspired by Illegal Art’s To Do project.

2008, Brooklyn, NY. Post-it notes, storefront window. 54″ x 54″. Installation assistance by Kay Cheng. 

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Results:

Post-it Notes Public Art by Candy Chang, I’ve Lived, Windows Brooklyn, Carroll Gardens results

All Post-it notes on final day.

Post-it Notes Public Art by Candy Chang, I’ve Lived, Windows Brooklyn, Carroll Gardens results

Post-it notes whittled down to ones with responses after one week (half of total).

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Cheapest Apartment: studio in Carroll Gardens for 43 years – $146/month
Most Expensive Apartment: 4-br in Cobble Hill for 4 years – $3,720/month

3 br in Red Hook for 13 yrs – $200
1-br in Brooklyn Heights for 1 yr – $3315
1-br in Jersey City for 3 yrs – $1000 (“w/ a backyard bitches!”)
3-br loft in Chelsea for 30 yrs – $1095
1-br in Cobble Hill for 11 yrs – $893.45
1-br in Carroll Gardens for 21 yrs – $350
2-br in Clinton Hill for 14 yrs – $700
2-br in Williamsburg for 10 yrs – $800
2-br in Carroll Gardens for 55 yrs – $350
2-br in Bethlehem, PA (the only non-NYC-area response) for 1 wk – $730

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