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WNYC News

5Pointz Faces Imminent Demolition

Thursday, August 07, 2014

Property owner says he'll likely raze structure within two weeks to make way for two high rises.

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Studio 360

Google's Street (Art) View

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

The Street Art Project is an ever-expanding catalog that allows you to visit sites around the world  and turn back the clock on art that's been erased.

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WNYC News

5Pointz Painted: Queens Loses a Graffiti Landmark

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

The murals on the warehouse that houses 5Pointz Aerosol Art Center in Long Island City, Queens were painted over early Tuesday morning.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Can the Visual Artists Rights Act Save 5Pointz?

Monday, October 21, 2013

A group of artists from the graffiti collective is suing the owners of the building from being demolished on the grounds that they retain rights to their work.

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Features

Plans to Raze Graffiti Landmark 5Pointz Move Ahead

Sunday, July 08, 2012

Plans are moving ahead to demolish the five-story graffiti landmark in Long Island City known as 5Pointz, where artists have been allowed to paint freely for more than a decade.

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