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5Ptz

45-46 Davis Street, Long Island City, NY 11101
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Type: Art Galleries, Other
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Howell, New Jersey
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49 reviews 49 reviews
32 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Passed by here many a time in the past. Having grown up in the city, always amazed how such incredible pieces can come out of spray cans. Read about the owner of the property looking to develop the land a while back and knew it was only a matter of time. It was great while it lasted but it looks... More

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Miami Beach, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

walked around to see if banksy was around.. but everything was taken down :( there is still some art work. i love urban art its sad to see u leave... i took asewome pictures

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Jericho, New York
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133 reviews 133 reviews
33 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 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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125 reviews 125 reviews
105 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 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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36 reviews 36 reviews
6 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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
10 helpful votes 10 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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45 reviews 45 reviews
26 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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