“The Downtown 500” was the name given to a collective of artists that worked and lived in SoHo in the 1980s. The Downtown 500 consisted of artists such as Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring, Madonna, and Debbie Harry. Please watch the clip to learn more about the origins of the name. Our company has taken great inspiration from this art scene. We understand the importance of artists working together to further each other in their respective creative fields.