The message was posted near the top of a tower under construction on 37th Avenue.
The name change was done as a comment on gentrification in the neighborhood, the artist said.
Bilal Johnson has been putting up stickers in the subway to protest police brutality, he said.
G&M Realty wants to use the name to refer to its future development at the Long Island City site.
The installation aims to spark debate about humanity's impact on nature, artists say.
Flames erupted at 38-05 69th St. in Woodside Wednesday morning, officials said.
Artist RAE uses everyday items for his urban robots and character installations on NYC streets.
Immerse yourself in the Uptown arts scene or get lost in the wilderness.
G&M Realty, which is planning two rental towers at the site, wants to name the new venue 5Pointz.
Much of the graffiti center has been gutted, as its owner plans a new apartment development at the site.
The murals are the subject of a tour by the TAG Public Arts Group.
Muralists painted the wall of a Crown Heights hardware store for the anniversary of Sept. 11.
The design, known as a "road tattoo," will be installed in the next few weeks.
Los Angeles-based artist Shepard Fairey is taking part in the Little Italy Street Art Project.
A stuffed animal holding a box of Newports and Corona beer has taken up residence on a corner lightpost.
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