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Graffiti artists seek damages from 5Pointz whitewash

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...

Graffiti artists seek damages from 5Pointz whitewash
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10 biggest NYC real estate projects filed in July

From a skyscraper on the Far West Side to the new plans for the 5Pointz site, a wide variety of...

10 biggest NYC real estate projects filed in July
Plans for graffiti space at 5Pointz development emerge

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...

Plans for graffiti space at 5Pointz development emerge
5Pointz to be completely demolished by October

5Pointz to be completely demolished by October

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

5Pointz to be completely demolished by October
Protesters hang “gentrification in progress” sign on 5 Pointz

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...

Protesters hang “gentrification in progress” sign on 5 Pointz
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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
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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 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
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