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A-Ron Bondaroff's newest effort is so top-secret, he's shared it with the New York Times. The downtown scenster, who's worked with Supreme and Stüssy and was last tied to LES boutique aNYthing, has unveiled his latest project, the Wreck Center, in this weekend's Styles section:
Residents of a sleepy SoHo block aren’t sure what to make of the Wreck Center, a store/performance space/art installation that has invaded their neighborhood like a post-apocalyptic circus. Decorated with graffiti, gold paint and 5,800 feet of Day-Glo masking tape, the space, designed by Rafael de Cárdenas, pops, to say the least...Until the end of February, when the building that houses the Wreck Center is torn down, Mr. Bondaroff, the downtown impresario better known as A-Ron, has planned a series of invite-only book signings, launch parties, art and music shows, even a little stand-up comedy; a storefront will sell the wares of all involved. “And as soon as everyone catches on,” he said, “it’ll be over.” That is, until May, when the Playboy channel broadcasts a documentary on the whole affair.Dishing to the Times will help people "catch on" pretty fast, but as of now, the Wreck Center's address is unlisted. Anyone care to share that with us?
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