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Both sides discuss future of 5Pointz at hearing

Both sides discuss future of 5Pointz at hearing

November 7, 2013


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A hearing at the Federal District Court in Brooklyn on Nov. 6 addressed the plan to demolish 5Pointz, a Long Island City graffiti haven, and build a luxury apartment building in its place. Judge Frederic Block, who presided over the case, said the hearing was an informal environment without a ju...

Artists, residents grapple with potential 5Pointz demolition

Artists, residents grapple with potential 5Pointz demolition

October 28, 2013


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As aerosol artists continue their fight to stop the demolition of 5Pointz, the graffiti mecca and art center in Long Island City, Queens, the 10-day restraining order on the owners of the 5Pointz property and developers G&M Realty ends today, Oct. 28. Queens Borough President Helen M. Marshall app...