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5Pointz Developer Wants to Trademark Name and Use it for New High Rises

G&M Realty, which is planning two rental towers at the site, wants to name the new venue 5Pointz.

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Much of 5Pointz Complex Reduced to Rubble in Demolition

Much of the graffiti center has been gutted, as its owner plans a new apartment development at the site.

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VIDEO: 5Pointz Graffiti Artists Expand into Brooklyn with 9/11 Mural

Muralists painted the wall of a Crown Heights hardware store for the anniversary of Sept. 11.

Long Island City »

5Pointz Demolition Begins as Gaping Hole is Torn in Building

Demolition on the graffiti mecca 5Pointz began on Friday.

Long Island City »

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.

Long Island City »

LIC Arts Group Launches 'Buy a Brick' Fundraiser to Stay in Space

Local Project is looking to raise $6,100 to help pay the rent at its Queens headquarters.

Long Island City »

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.

Long Island City »

5Pointz Artists' Work to be Featured in Long Island Gallery Show

Several artists from the graffiti collective will take part in a show in Great Neck starting Jan. 19th.

Long Island City »

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.

Long Island City »

5Pointz's Resident 'Graffiti' Cat Finds a New Home Ahead of Demolition

Baxter, a fixture at the Queens graffiti mecca, is being fostered as the site faces demolition.

Long Island City »

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

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

Long Island City »

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.

Long Island City »

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.

Long Island City »

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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Graffiti Mecca 5Pointz Whitewashed Overnight

5Pointz, the graffiti hub in Long Island City, had its entire facade covered overnight.

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