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Graffiti on the rise as officials work to erase, embrace its painted landscape

Max Schulte
The City of Rochester is looking for public input into the “Aqueduct Reimagined” project, a development which stands to turn the Broad Street bridge into a public gathering space. But the project is raising questions about what counts as art, and whose graffiti is worth preserving.

Graffiti is on the rise, and some established artists are seeing their murals tagged over by novice teenagers. What separates art from vandalism?

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Veronica Volk is a senior editor and producer for WXXI News.