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5Pointz Demolition Slated for August, Owner Says

The owner of the Long Island City site wants to raze the buildings to make way for rental apartments.

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5Pointz Gallery Show to Feature Artists' Take On Whitewashed Building

"Whitewash" will open at the Jeffrey Leder Gallery in Long Island City on April 5.

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Shannon Pot Bar Closes in LIC, Plans to Reopen Nearby

The building, on the same block as the 5Pointz complex, is set to be razed to make way for apartments.

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Tagger Busted at 5Pointz Feels Like Arrest Was 'Entrapment'

A group of young people wrote "RIP 5Pointz" Wednesday night, building volunteers said.

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Latest Round of 5Pointz Graffiti Covered as Owners Vow to Keep Walls White

The building's owner said he'll cover up any new tags every day.

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Fresh Graffiti Tags Appear on Whitewashed 5Pointz

A batch of new graffiti was spotted on 5Pointz on Wednesday, a day after it was whitewashed by owners.

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Artists and Fans Hold Vigil at 5Pointz After Graffiti Mecca Is Whitewashed

A crowd gathered at the Long Island City site to mourn the loss of the graffiti art.

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5Pointz Artists Fighting Demolition With Lawsuit

The artists at graffiti center 5Pointz are attempting to block the Queens site from being torn down.

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City Council Approves Plan to Build Luxury High-Rises at 5Pointz

The council approved a special permit for G&M Realty to construct apartment towers at 22-44 Jackson Ave.

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Developer Pledges to More Than Double Affordable Units in 5 Pointz Plan

The plan will now include 209 affordable apartments, G&M Realty said at a City Council hearing Wednesday.

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5Pointz Redevelopment Plan Approved by Borough President

Helen Marshall approved the developer's application to build two residential towers at the site.

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