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Articles about "5Pointz"
5Pointz Redevelopment Plans Approved
October 22, 2013
This October is witnessing a peculiar focus on graffiti art, partially thanks to Banksy’s New York residency, but what about New York’s home-grown graffiti icon, 5Pointz?Read More
Banksy to Use NYC as Personal Canvas This October
October 04, 2013
As we all know, New York City is home to an ineffable amount of art and artists trying to make a name for themselves. Some, like sculptor Tom Otterness, have been accepted and his works are a staple of city art, while other ‘artists’ make their mark all over the city in the form of graffiti.Read More
Tagged Out: Demolition of 5Pointz “Graffiti Mecca” Almost Certain
August 30, 2013
The City Planning Commission (CPC) all but sealed the fate of Long Island City’s 5Pointz when they voted unanimously to approve a zoning change that will allow the site owners to develop two residential high-rises on top of the site that is often called the world’s “graffiti Mecca.” All that stands in the way now is City Council approval.Read More