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5 Pointz Demolition

10 Reasons To Mourn The Loss Of NYC's Iconic Graffiti Mecca

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.10.2014 | Arts

Last year, the street art community suffered a great loss when developers unexpectedly whitewashed New York City's well-known graffiti mecca, 5 Pointz...

New York's Graffiti Mecca Receives Another Makeover In Protest Of Gentrification

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 03.10.2014 | Arts

The Queens graffiti mecca 5 Pointz was whitewashed last year to make way for a high-end condo building. A lot of people, many of whom had tried to get...

Mallika Rao

Artists Bid Sad Farewell To NYC's Graffiti Mecca

HuffingtonPost.com | Mallika Rao | Posted 11.22.2013 | Arts

In a small bar in Queens where everyone seems to know everyone else’s name, a Frenchwoman is crying. She’s Marie Cecile Flageul, one of the le...

Artworks Disappear Overnight As 5 Pointz Graffiti Haven Is Painted White

Posted 11.20.2013 | Arts

Despite the efforts of many to save Long Island City's 5 Pointz from demolition, the renowned graffiti haven has finally met its end. The massive ware...

Demolition Of NYC Graffiti Haven Delayed

ARTINFO | Posted 10.21.2013 | Arts
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Though New York's City Council recently approved demolition plans for 5Pointz, paving the way for the destruction of the beloved locus of New York Cit...

Artists Mourn Impeding Demolition Of Famous Graffiti Haven

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 10.15.2013 | Arts

The 200,000-square-foot factory building that has become a veritable museum of New York's graffiti culture will soon be no more. The space is known...

5 Pointz Officially Set For Demolition

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 10.15.2013 | New York

5 Pointz, New York City's graffiti mecca, is finally and officially set for demolition. Two large apartment complexes will take its place. The New...