Portland's Endless War on Grafffiti

Graffiti // Friday, 09 Sep 2011

Portland police have blamed the local establishment, Railyard Gallery for inviting and contributing to illegal graffiti around town.  The pressure from local law enforcement has resulted in the Railyard Gallery being evicted from their location. The city of Portland has been bulking up graffiti abatement in recent years and have recently passed a new ordinance making it illegal to carry graffiti implements such as spray cans and markers used by people who “tag” public or private property.  Police boredom?


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