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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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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.

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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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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.

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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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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.

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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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Graffiti Mecca 5Pointz Whitewashed Overnight

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

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Get Out and Do This: Serra's Sculptures, Poisons and Naked Girls Reading

The week's most exciting events are here for you in one handy guide.

Long Island City »

Judge Allows 5Pointz Demolition to Proceed

A federal judge declined to grant an injunction to block the demolition of graffiti center 5Pointz.

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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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