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5Pointz developer must pay artists $6.7M

A federal judge on Monday awarded 21 5Pointz artists $6.7 million, finding that developer Jerry Wolkoff wrongfully painted over their work at the graffiti mecca without warning. Judge Frederic Block ruled that Wolkoff violated...

Wolkoff lands $300M loan for the second phase of 5Pointz

Wolkoff Group, a Queens condominium developer, borrowed $300 million from Bank of the Ozarks to begin a second phase...

Jury says Wolkoff broke law by destroying 5Pointz graffiti

Developer Jerry Wolkoff was in the wrong when he destroyed a famed graffiti site in Queens, a Brooklyn jury ruled on...

Union workers slam Wolkoff over jobs pledge at 5Pointz

Union construction workers and their allies gave developer Jerry Wolkoff an earful Tuesday, claiming he reneged on a promise to...

G&M Realty can keep 5Pointz name for LIC high rises

David and Jerry Wolkoff’s residential towers in Long Island City will bear the name of the graffiti mecca they’ll...

Graffiti artists seek damages from 5Pointz whitewash

It’s been a year and a half since the Wolkoffs whitewashed 5Pointz, once NYC’s graffiti mecca. Now, the graffiti...

Iconic buildings that met the wrecking ball in 2014

With the end of the year comes the end of many famous structures in the city. From brownstones in Park...

Plans for graffiti space at 5Pointz development emerge

­ New renderings by HTO Architect offer a hint of how Jerry Wolkoff’s G&M Realty will accommodate artists at...

5Pointz to be completely demolished by October

Long Island City’s 5Pointz graffiti mecca will be flattened by the end of October.

Protesters hang “gentrification in progress” sign on 5 Pointz

Civil rights activists By Any Means Necessary and Brooklyn street artist group gilf! teamed up to make a banner...

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