Last night 80% of the famous graffiti mecca “5 Pointz” in Queens were painted white, the first step to turn the old warehouse into luxury condos. A sad day for graffiti lovers all over the world and especially those, who fought for it’s upkeep within the last years. 5pointz has been a must on my … More NYC. Queens. 5Pointz is gone.
all photos are from september 2012, more photos from that visit are here. more information about 5pointz in this post or on 5pointz.com Related articles NYC. Queens. 5Pointz is gone. new york city. really has it all. part II. NYC. Manhattan. 14th Street / Eight Avenue station. Life Underground by Tom Otterness. NYC. Brooklyn. … More nyc. queens. long island city. 5pointz. graffiti mecca.
more 5pointz: in march 2012, in september 2011, nas, amy winehouse and whitney houston & jam master jay murals
1. – 3. disney inspired street art in williamsburg / 4. the angel’s bakery truck 5. love me sticker in the west village / 6. love me graffiti at the intersection of broadway and canal street / 7. a mural in dumbo / 8. 5pointz in long island city, queens 9. another one from 5pointz … More nyc. some street art finds.
dekalb market in downtown brooklyn – a market made of old shipping containers one of the little bronze sculptures by tom otterness at the 14th street / 8th avenue subway station a visit to coney island on a rainy afternoon lower manhattan seen from brooklyn bridge park at rockaway beach // “And it was to … More nyc. i heart you.
1. manhattan bridge seen from dumbo / 2. i stayed in crown heights – loved it (booked via airbnb.com) / 3. the brooklyn ice cream factory and the brooklyn bridge / 4. 5pointz in long island city, queens / 5. & 6. a trip to coney island /7. & 8. another beach trip to the … More nyc. brooklyn and queens. with instagram.
my two favourite pieces from this years visit to 5pointz – honoring whitney houston and jam master jay of run dmc. last year my favourite pieces were the ones of amy winehouse and nas. more information about 5pointz in long island city in my previous post or on 5ptz.com.
1. the ice skating rink at rockefeller center / 2. lincoln center / 3. tiles for america / 4. shake shack at madison square park / 5. graffiti at 5pointz / 6. harlem / 7. inside the metropolitan museum of art / 8. 9/11 memorial / 9. statue of liberty seen from battery park / … More last weeks phone & twitter pics.
“5Pointz Aerosol Art Center, Inc. is an outdoor art exhibit space in Long Island City, New York, considered to be the world’s premiere “graffiti Mecca,” where aerosol artists from around the globe paint colorful pieces on the walls of a 200,000-square-foot factory building.” source “The name 5Pointz signifies the five boroughs coming together as one … More nyc. queens. 5pointz.
nas graffiti at 5pointz in long island city / queens / nyc Related articles NYC. Queens. 5Pointz is gone. Graffiti landmark 5 Pointz painted over white 5 Pointz RIP: Iconic Graffiti Mecca Getting Buffed Graffiti mecca 5 Pointz painted white by luxury condo developers Queens Graffiti Mecca, 5Pointz, Wiped Clean Overnight HELP SAVE 5POINTZ: … More nyc. nas. 5pointz.