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In memoriam: Sites New York lost in 2013 — or will lose

In memoriam: Sites New York lost in 2013 — or will lose

 The conclusion of another year marks the loss of the latest batch of landmarked buildings and longstanding, lived-in real...

In memoriam: Sites New York lost in 2013 — or will lose
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Police arrest 5Pointz taggers, a first for graffiti mecca

A group of at least six people was arrested Wednesday for tagging the 5Pointz building, in the latest round...

Police arrest 5Pointz taggers, a first for graffiti mecca
45-46 Davis Street and a tagger (inset)

Taggers vent 5Pointz frustrations on whitewashed walls

Without missing a beat, graffiti taggers hit Jerry Wolkoff’s newly-whitewashed 5Pointz complex with a smattering of tags early Wednesday...

Taggers vent 5Pointz frustrations on whitewashed walls
The owners of 5Pointz whitewashed the building at 22-44 Jackson Avenue in Long Island City last night (Credit: Queens Courier/Twitter)

5Pointz owner Wolkoff: “It’s my building, I can paint on it”

Why did Jerry Wolkoff, an owner and developer of 5Pointz, whitewash over the graffiti at the Long Island City...

5Pointz owner Wolkoff: “It’s my building, I can paint on it”
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5Pointz backers renew landmarking efforts after court defeat

Opponents of developer David Wolkoff’s plans to demolish graffiti mecca 5Pointz are turning their hopes towards the Landmarks Preservation...

5Pointz backers renew landmarking efforts after court defeat
Wolkoffs prevail over last ditch efforts to preserve 5Pointz

Wolkoffs prevail over last ditch efforts to preserve 5Pointz

A federal judge has effectively shot down an 11th-hour effort to save 5Pointz, refusing to grant an injunction that...

Wolkoffs prevail over last ditch efforts to preserve 5Pointz
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5Pointz developer blocked again from razing graffiti site

A judge’s temporary restraining order barring G&M Realty’s Jerry and David Wolkoff from demolishing the 5Pointz graffiti site has...

5Pointz developer blocked again from razing graffiti site
Judge halts demolition plans at 5Pointz

Judge halts demolition plans at 5Pointz

In the ongoing battle over 5Pointz, the famed Long Island City graffiti hub, a federal court judge has granted a group of 17 artists a temporary restraining order against landlords Jerry and David Wolkoff....

Judge halts demolition plans at 5Pointz
Renderings of Willets Point and 5Pointz

Willets Point mega mall, 5Pointz conversion win city approval

It’s been a banner day for megadevelopments in Queens.┬áRelated Companies and Sterling Equities scored approval to build a mall...

Willets Point mega mall, 5Pointz conversion win city approval
From left: Jerry Wolkoff, David Wolkoff and 5Pointz

City Council to decide fate of 5Pointz today

The New York City Council will decide today on the fate of 5Pointz, a mecca for graffiti artists in...

City Council to decide fate of 5Pointz today
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