A nondescript condominium building on the corner of the 3d Street is home to one of the most intriguing sculpture reliefs in the city. It's beautiful, ugly, scary, funny, disgusting, whimsical, hyper-realistic, and inappropriately located in the right place. It's an expression of love - love of baseball. What's most amazing - - it is created by a Russian artist Alexi Kazantsev, who came to United States in 1993, and grew up, I believe, watching soccer and hockey. The sculptures were attached to the 170 Off Third building in 2007 among other pieces of public art, and caused quite a stir due to the lack of permits.
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