The mural on the side of this Spanish Harlem building was created in 2001 by legendary muralist Chico, on behalf of Advocates for Animals, a global animal protection charity. The festive mural features features cats, dogs (a stoic pitbull, a peppy Chihuahua), and people. Interestingly, rapper Big Pun and "The Greatest of All Time" Muhammad Ali each make an appearance. Looks like it's due for a touch-up. CLICK TO ENLARGE
This bottom photo was taken in 2008 by jag9889.