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Address: 45-46 Davis Street, Long Island City, NY 11101
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Urban art

It's sad that this is no longer around. I've been several times over a few years and each time was better then the next because the artwork was constantly changing.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
Michele C
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Queens, New York
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Long Island City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

5Ptz has been demolished. It was demolished to make way for an apartment building. The owner of the property claims he will allow some area of the new building to be tagged.

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Queens, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

It's sad that this is no longer around. I've been several times over a few years and each time was better then the next because the artwork was constantly changing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Unfortunately in 2014 this site was destroyed by a greedy developer. So much for urban art. Hopefully someone will resurrect another site in the City to showcase Graffiti artists work. We have only photos to remind us of this landmark. It wasn't old enough to qualify for landmark status.

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Howell, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 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
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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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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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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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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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Address: Address: 45-46 Davis Street, Long Island City, NY 11101
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Long Island City

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