NYC. Queens. Long Island City. Gantry Plaza State Park. summer edition.

The Gantry Plaza State Park is located right at the East River in the Long Island City nighborhood of Queens. I first visited this park in March 2012 and went back there last September. My favourite part of the park are the hammocks: If you’re not lucky enough to score a free hammock, the sunbeds are … More NYC. Queens. Long Island City. Gantry Plaza State Park. summer edition.

nyc. queens. long island city. the pepsi cola sign.

this huge advertising for pepsi is located within the gantry plaza state park in hunters point/long island city in queens, right at the east river. the sign, which was constructed in 1936 and is 120-foot long and 60-foot high, used to be atop the pepsi bottling plant (which closed in 1999) and was moved to the park … More nyc. queens. long island city. the pepsi cola sign.

nyc. queens. long island city. 5pointz. graffiti mecca.

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.

nyc. queens. long island city. gantry plaza state park.

“Gantry Plaza State Park is a 12-acre riverside oasis that boasts spectacular views of the midtown Manhattan skyline, including the Empire State Building and the United Nations. Enjoy a relaxing stroll along the park’s four piers or through the park’s manicured gardens and unique mist fountain. Along the way take a moment to admire the … More nyc. queens. long island city. gantry plaza state park.

nyc. queens. 5pointz.

“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.

nyc. nas. 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.