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 the building landmarked, were upset.
— 5 Pointz (@5PointzNYC) March 9, 2014
— josh schneps (@joshschneps) March 9, 2014
Back in November, hundreds of protesters gathered to try and save 5 Pointz, but to no avail. According to the Queens Courier, asbestos removal crews have been spotted at the site, signaling that the demolition process has begun.