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5Pointz GONE: Graffiti mecca painted over; vigil to be held
5Pointz GONE: Graffiti mecca painted over; vigil to be held
Top Stories Queens Courier Staff 11/19/2013 at 9:57AM

CRISTABELLE TUMOLA AND ANGY ALTAMIRANO  5Pointz is no more. The Long Island City graffiti mecca was washed away in white paint overnight just a couple days after hundreds of artists and other supporters attended a rally to save it. Some remnants of the aerosol art can still be seen, but the battle to save 5Pointz has [...]

Supporters hold rally to save 5Pointz
Supporters hold rally to save 5Pointz
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 11/18/2013 at 2:13PM

The fight to save 5Pointz is not over. Days after a Brooklyn judge issued a ruling against a request of preliminary injunction looking to protect the aerosol art on the graffiti mecca, hundreds from all over the five boroughs gathered at the Long Island City site to rally and show support. The judge also dissolved [...]

5Pointz supporters not giving up after judge’s ruling
5Pointz supporters not giving up after judge’s ruling
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 11/13/2013 at 2:04PM

Updated 5:45 p.m. :  Although a Brooklyn judge has given 5Pointz the thumbs down, artists and supporters are still not giving up. Judge Frederic Block of the Brooklyn Federal Court issued a ruling on Tuesday against a request of preliminary injunction by Jonathan Cohen, curator at 5Pointz, and a group of 16 other aerosol artists, [...]

Artists file suit to keep 5Pointz
Artists file suit to keep 5Pointz
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 10/16/2013 at 1:07PM

The fight is not over for 5Pointz. Jonathan Cohen, curator at 5Pointz for the past 11 years, and a group of 16 other aerosol artists announced they are filing a lawsuit in an effort to stop the demolition of the graffiti mecca. The announcement came a day after the City Council voted on October 9 [...]

5Pointz to become apartment complex after final vote
5Pointz to become apartment complex after final vote
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 10/09/2013 at 4:18PM

Developers have reached the final step in seeing the Long Island City graffiti mecca, known as 5Pointz, become two apartment towers. The City Council voted on Wednesday, October 9 to approve the land use application that would allow the Wolkoff family, owners of the property on Jackson Avenue and Davis Street, and developer G&M Realty [...]

Developers change 5Pointz plans, BP approves application
Developers change 5Pointz plans, BP approves application
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 7/17/2013 at 2:19PM

After receiving harsh disapproval from the Long Island City community, the developers who plan to turn the graffiti mecca known as 5Pointz into two high-rise apartment buildings have decided to make changes to their proposal. According to Joseph Conley, chair of Community Board (CB) 2, G&M Realty’s plan has been altered to include about 78 [...]

LIC resident comes up with plan to relocate 5Pointz
LIC resident comes up with plan to relocate 5Pointz
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 7/05/2013 at 11:02AM

As the demolition date of the graffiti mecca known as 5Pointz gets closer, one Long Island City resident has come up with a proposal to save the art that covers the building. Kris Schrey, co-organizer of the Long Island City Parents Group, proposed moving the art from 5Pointz onto the concrete walls surrounding MoMA PS1 [...]