Subway therapy walls pop up on 14th St.

A wall of Post-it notes at the Union Square subway station followed a wall of Post-its put up at the14th Street station between  Sixth and Seventh Avenues. (Photos by Maria Rocha-Buschel)

A wall of Post-it notes at the Union Square subway station followed a wall of Post-its put up at the14th Street station between Sixth and Seventh Avenues. (Photos by Maria Rocha-Buschel)

By Maria Rocha-Buschel

New Yorkers looking for an outlet to express their feelings need look no further than a local subway station.

Brooklyn-based artist Matthew “Levee” Chavez has been stationed in the underground tunnel along 14th Street between Sixth and Seventh Avenues almost every day since the election, armed with Post-its and pens for commuters passing through.

Union Square station has also become home to a wall covered in the sticky notes, but Chavez said that he wasn’t directly involved in starting that.

“I feel responsible for the project and all the other ones that have popped up but I think people thought the original one was at Union Square and just went with it, bringing their own Post-its and pens,” he said.

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