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Demolition was under way at the 5Pointz graffiti mecca in Long Island City, Queens, on Friday, Aug. 22. (Credit: CBS 2)

Demolition Begins At 5Pointz Graffiti Mecca In Long Island City, Queens

The 5Pointz building in Long Island City, Queens – once a haven for graffiti artists – was under demolition Friday.

08/22/2014

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