Rebar sprouting at 22-24 Jackson Avenue, former home of 5 Pointz

The last time we stopped by at 22-24 Jackson Avenue, excavation work had just started on the site.1 When we stopped by last week, we saw that foundation work is moving along, with rebar sprouting from the ground, as seen in the photos below. The Department of Buildings approved permits for the site on May […]
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Excavation underway at 22-24 Jackson Avenue, former home of 5 Pointz

Excavation work is in full swing at at 22-24 Jackson Avenue, better known as the former site of 5Pointz.1 As you can see in the photos below, construction vehicles are still working to excavate the site, but it looks like foundation work is imminent. The Department of Buildings approved permits for the site on May 6, for […]
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Rendering appears at 5Pointz site as DOB approves permits

Work at 22-24 Jackson Avenue, better known as the former site of 5Pointz, is underway.1 The Department of Buildings approved permits for the site on May 6, for a 48 story build with 977,086 square feet of residential space and 39,765 feet of commercial space for a total FAR of 8.00.2 Last week, construction crews also put […]
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Artists react to destruction of 5 Pointz at ‘Whitewash’ exhibition

5 Pointz artists collaborated on “Whitewash,” an exhibition currently showing at the Jeffrey Leder Gallery on 21-37 45th Road in Court Square. While the exhibit officially opens to the public on Saturday, VIP and press were invited to a private opening on Friday evening. The exhibit will run from April 5 to June 8, 2014. […]
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Lack of progress on whitewashed 5 Pointz building irks artists

5 Pointz artists are still puzzled over Jerry Wolkoff’s decision to whitewash the street art mecca in November, especially in light of the lack of progress on construction since the coating was made. “The intent (of whitewashing the building ahead of demolition) was to make it pain free and quick for residents and artists alike,” 5 Pointz spokesman […]
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