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5Ptz

45-46 Davis Street, Long Island City, NY 11101
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Type: Other, Art Galleries
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Jericho, New York
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113 reviews 113 reviews
29 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

This was a very cool street art exhibit on a building the artists didn't own. I'm not in favor of vandalism in the name of art. Evidently the building owner didn't favor it either. Under police protection the building was whitewashed. Unless you enjoy staring at a blank canvas, don't bother

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Owners should have left the graffiti up untill demolition. Not cool that they painted over all the great art. Im from ny born and raised this place was the last place left that reflects the ny of the yesteryear.

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New York City, New York
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97 reviews 97 reviews
81 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

I loved this place in LIC very unfornuate to not have it anymore. It was a place that reflected great art.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Went at Christmas time and it's all painted over. Was very disappointed we didn't get to see it......

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

This was an amazing thing to see, but when artists tried to take legal action to preserve the building holding their street art, the owner whitewashed it overnight to sabotage the case. Now, I'm not saying they had a case, but it definitely closed the conversation. Not much here to see now, unfortunately.

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New York, NY
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Unfortunately, this lovely area, 5 Ptz, was recently white washed in preparation for its destruction to make way for more high rises. Anyone who attempts to add more graffiti is said to be arrested. This was one of the most creative, colorful and artistic areas of NYC and it is sad that is no longer around. Boo to you, NYC.

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Flushing, New York
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42 reviews 42 reviews
25 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

The owner of this old factory building allowed graffiti artists to paint the exterior over the years. It became one of the few places in the city to experience what was commonplace in earlier decades. As mentioned by others, all has been painted over and the building is scheduled for demolition by the end of 2013. Long Island City was... More

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Long Island City, New York
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

The only place of its kind! Unfortunately as I write this review, they have whitewashed over the extraordinary graffiti art that artists have painted for the last twenty odd years.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

An amazing art exhibition in the open and free. Walk around and just look at all the various creations. I felt sorry realizing that the building is going to be torn down and all of this amazing art will be gone.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

We took the 7 train to Flushing Meadows Corona Park and decided to make a detour to visit 5 Pointz. I took so many photos! Seeing the art up close makes you really appreciate the effort of the artists. There were all kinds of creative murals - funny, cute, creepy and everything in between. The huge King Kong picture was... More

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