5 pointz

New York City's historic street art haven is no more. The abandoned building complex in Queens -- that once played home to
Last year, the street art community suffered a great loss when developers unexpectedly whitewashed New York City's well-known
The Queens graffiti mecca 5 Pointz was whitewashed last year to make way for a high-end condo building. A lot of people, many
After it was buffed white, sanctified, and then desecrated by brands, 5 Pointz is still patiently waiting to be buried. The
A massive hoard of more than 1,400 artworks found by tax investigators in a Munich apartment this November. The uncovered
This September, the New York City Council gave Wolkoff the green light to put up two apartment buildings, 41 and 45 stories
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 warehouse that served as Queen's biggest street art canvas was whitewashed over night, erasing nearly 30 years of New York art history.
Why the warehouse had to painted white before demolition, we don't know. The act took place last night with police protection
Over the past few weeks, renowned British street artist Banksy has taken New York City by storm, leaving a trail of spray paint in his wake. But graffiti is nothing new here: The city has long acted as a blank canvas to artists.
Though New York's City Council recently approved demolition plans for 5Pointz, paving the way for the destruction of the
HuffPost Live's Ricky Camilleri takes a look at graffiti's "Institute of Higher Burning", 5Pointz, which is facing the threat of destruction.
5 Pointz, New York City's graffiti mecca, is finally and officially set for demolition. Two large apartment complexes will
Somewhere an empty can of spray paint has rolled into a gutter, dented and rattling no more. This is it: 5 Pointz is done
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