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5Ptz

45-46 Davis Street, Long Island City, NY 11101
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New York City, New York
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42 reviews 42 reviews
36 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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New York City, New York
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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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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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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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
12 helpful votes 12 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
19 helpful votes 19 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Jackson Heights, New York
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5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

I've been seeing the 5 ptz for the past 15 odd years and its always a sight to see when you first catch a glimpse from the 7 train. Its a piece of graffiti history and a part of new York's old past when graffiti was rampant and seen as scum during the 80s and 90s. But enjoy the site... More

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Jersey City, New Jersey, USA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

I guess you would like it if you are really into spaghetti! But if you are near Long island city and have time, visit it.

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Long Island City, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

This is a landmark in the history of Graffitti.. It has inspired people from all over the globe to come to make their mark on these walls. Congratulations for the time you've had & We hope you find a new home...

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