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5Pointz developer must pay artists $6.7M
February 13, 2018 08:01AM
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...
Wolkoff lands $300M loan for the second phase of 5Pointz
February 09, 2018 06:00PM
Wolkoff Group, a Queens condominium developer, borrowed $300 million from Bank of the Ozarks to begin a second phase of construction at the Long...
Jury says Wolkoff broke law by destroying 5Pointz graffiti
November 08, 2017 09:30AM
Developer Jerry Wolkoff was in the wrong when he destroyed a famed graffiti site in Queens, a Brooklyn jury ruled on Tuesday. The 5Pointz graffiti artists had...
Union workers slam Wolkoff over jobs pledge at 5Pointz
August 24, 2016 12:30PM
Union construction workers and their allies gave developer Jerry Wolkoff an earful Tuesday, claiming he reneged on a promise to use union labor on his...
G&M Realty can keep 5Pointz name for LIC high rises
September 14, 2015 09:02AM
David and Jerry Wolkoff’s residential towers in Long Island City will bear the name of the graffiti mecca they’ll replace, 5Pointz.
Graffiti artists seek damages from 5Pointz whitewash
June 13, 2015 11:00AM
It’s been a year and a half since the Wolkoffs whitewashed 5Pointz, once NYC’s graffiti mecca. Now, the graffiti artists who lost their work...
Iconic buildings that met the wrecking ball in 2014
December 30, 2014 08:35AM
With the end of the year comes the end of many famous structures in the city. From brownstones in Park Slope to a late 19th-century...
Documentary remembers the struggle to save 5Pointz: VIDEO
November 22, 2014 02:00PM
It’s been a year since the owners of 5Pointz whitewashed over the beloved graffiti that coated the warehouse. To mark that occasion, the independent...
5Pointz to begin coming down today
August 22, 2014 02:10PM
Demolition will start today at 5Pointz, the former graffiti artist mecca in Long Island City.
Plans for graffiti space at 5Pointz development emerge
August 07, 2014 03:50PM
New renderings by HTO Architect offer a hint of how Jerry Wolkoff’s G&M Realty will accommodate artists at the former 5Pointz graffiti hub...
The week’s notable renderings: 5Pointz, Taystee
August 01, 2014 02:30PM
The spacey Zaha Hadid condominium building near the High Line and the redevelopment of the Taystee factory in Manhattanville are among the latest projects...
5Pointz to be completely demolished by October
July 17, 2014 04:50PM
Long Island City’s 5Pointz graffiti mecca will be flattened by the end of October.
5Pointz unvarnished: the developer’s side
May 13, 2014 04:30PM
From the May issue: G&M Realty’s Jerry and David Wolkoff have kept a relatively low profile despite years of developing projects in the outer boroughs...
Protesters hang “gentrification in progress” sign on 5 Pointz
March 10, 2014 08:39AM
Civil rights activists By Any Means Necessary and Brooklyn street artist group gilf! teamed up to make a banner that was wrapped around the...
In memoriam: Sites New York lost in 2013 — or will lose
December 26, 2013 11:42AM
The conclusion of another year marks the loss of the latest batch of landmarked buildings and longstanding, lived-in real estate in the New York...
Former 5Pointz curator takes Nolita
December 07, 2013 01:00PM
With 5Pointz’s graffiti white washed, its onetime curator Jonathan Cohen — also known by the graffiti tag Meres One — has moved on to...
Police arrest 5Pointz taggers, a first for graffiti mecca
November 21, 2013 01:09PM
A group of at least six people was arrested Wednesday for tagging the 5Pointz building, in the latest round of tit-for-tat since owner Jerry...
Taggers vent 5Pointz frustrations on whitewashed walls
November 20, 2013 02:17PM
Without missing a beat, graffiti taggers hit Jerry Wolkoff’s newly-whitewashed 5Pointz complex with a smattering of tags early Wednesday morning.
5Pointz owner Wolkoff: “It’s my building, I can paint on it”
November 19, 2013 04:12PM
Why did Jerry Wolkoff, an owner and developer of 5Pointz, whitewash over the graffiti at the Long Island City site? Watching “the pieces go down...
Wolkoffs whitewash 5Pointz with police protection
November 19, 2013 11:30AM
With New York’s finest by their side, 5Pointz owners Jerry and David Wolkoff whitewashed the graffiti mecca last night. The owners plan to tear...
Ralph Lauren inks 350K sf expansion at Starrett-Lehigh
NYC multifamily market crossed the $1B mark in September
Kinsmen Property Group picks up Bowery properties for $30M
Here’s what the $10M-$20M NYC investment sales market looked like last week
The Closing: Kelly Mack
November 2018 issue
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