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5 Pointz Graffiti

Say Goodbye To NYC's Beloved Graffiti Mecca With This One-Minute Time-Lapse

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.12.2015 | Arts

New York City's historic street art haven is no more. The abandoned building complex in Queens -- that once played home to a highly publicized tro...

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 | 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...