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1. The Reclamation Wall
Located along the Metrolinx rail corridor southwest of the Gladstone Hotel, this is the largest single graffiti mural in Canada. Completed last summer at a length of 300 meters, the collaborative mural features work by some 50 artists, including KIZMET, ANSER, CROPS, POSER, and SPUD.
2. Graffiti Alley
Lining the back alleys of Queen West between Spadina and Strachan Ave., the alley is the go-to spot for some of T.O's most respected writers. SKAM, SIGHT, BACON, UBER, and ELICSER all have major pieces along this famous graffiti corridor.
3. Ossington Laneway
Some of the finest street art in the city can be found in this alleyway, which lies just off Ossington between Queen W and Humbert. Organized by the Well and Good arts collective in collaboration with local property owners, the alley features 30+ writers and street artists.
4. Joel Richardson Underpass
This sprawling street art mural features the work of Junction-based artist, Joel Richardson. Painted with the city's sanction along both sides of a railway underpass (near Dupont and Symmington), Richardon's mock-shrine to the excesses of corporate capitalism must be seen in person to be believed.
5. NUNCA: 52 McCaul
In 2009, world-famous Brazilian street artist NUNCA visited Toronto, painting an enormous mural on the south side of 52 McCaul St. as part of the 3rd Annual Manifesto Festival. NUNCA hails from Sao Paolo, and was one of the first street artists to be featured at London's Tate Modern. His Toronto mural depicts a naked man surrounded by sea life, crashing waves, and human hands.