Judge Awards Graffiti Artists $6.7M After 5Pointz DestroyedA New York judge has awarded $6.7 million to graffiti artists who sued after their work was destroyed on buildings torn down to make room for luxury condos.
Demolition Begins At 5Pointz Graffiti Mecca In Long Island City, QueensThe 5Pointz building in Long Island City, Queens – once a haven for graffiti artists – was under demolition Friday.
Report: Group Arrested For Allegedly Tagging Whitewashed 5Pointz BuildingA 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.
Queens Graffiti Mecca, 5 Pointz, Wiped Clean OvernightFor 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.
Lawmaker: Deal Reached On 5Pointz Redevelopment PlanIt's a busy day for the New York City Council.
Graffiti Artists Ready To Fight To Save Iconic '5Pointz' Building In L.I. CityIt’s cool and colorful, but it soon may be condemned. The landmark covered with graffiti art could face the wrecking ball.
Off The Beaten Path – 10 Alternatives To The MOMA And The MetIf 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.