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The graffiti-covered walls at a Long Island City warehouse, known as 5 Pointz, has been painted over. (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Report: Group Arrested For Allegedly Tagging Whitewashed 5Pointz Building

A group of people was arrested Wednesday night for allegedly tagging the 5Pointz Building in Long Island City, Queens, two nights after the street art mecca was whitewashed – according to a published report.

11/20/2013

The graffiti-covered walls at a Long Island City warehouse, known as 5 Pointz, has been painted over. (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Queens Graffiti Mecca, 5 Pointz, Wiped Clean Overnight

For the past 20 years, graffiti artists have been allowed to use the building as a canvas, but last month the owners got the city’s permission to tear 5 Pointz down and build 800 luxury condos and 200 affordable units.

11/19/2013

Tourists come far and wide to see the iconic "5Pointz" building in Long Island City. (Photo: CBS 2)

Lawmaker: Deal Reached On 5Pointz Redevelopment Plan

It’s a busy day for the New York City Council.

10/09/2013

Tourists come far and wide to see the iconic "5Pointz" building in Long Island City. (Photo: CBS 2)

Graffiti Artists Ready To Fight To Save Iconic ’5Pointz’ Building In L.I. City

It’s cool and colorful, but it soon may be condemned. The landmark covered with graffiti art could face the wrecking ball.

06/06/2013

Isamu Noguchi's sculpture called the "Red Cube" in New York City

Off The Beaten Path – 10 Alternatives To The MOMA And The Met

If you’re going to be spending time indoors, make the most of a rainy day and hit up one of New York City’s many museums.

09/28/2010