Checking in on 5Pointz on the one year anniversary of the whitewashing

Last week, The Court Square Blog was featured on Curbed NY’s story on the gentrification of New York,1 and we used our moment on the soapbox to reminisce on the whitewashing of 5Pointz. Well, today is the anniversary of that day, and with that in mind, we stopped by to check in on the site. […]
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Scaffolding up on Jackson Avenue side of former 5Pointz building

Demolition has moved into a new phase at 45-46 Davis Street, the former home of 5Pointz. The last time we checked in, construction crews had erected fences on Davis and Crane Street.1 More recently, they put up the scaffolding on the Jackson Avenue side, shown in the first photo. Demolition is moving along quickly in the […]
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A plywood fence surrounds most of former 5Pointz building

Construction crews are moving ahead with demolition at 45-46 Davis Street, the former home of 5Pointz. Since demolition began in late August, crews have laid waste to one of the buildings in the rear of the lot, are currently working on the middle of the lot, as seen in the photos below. Crews have also […]
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Demolition begins at former 5Pointz building

On Friday, demolition began at the former 5Pointz building at 45-46 Davis Street. Construction crew erected two fences that cover parts of the construction site, and one of the buildings there has been torn down, as seen in the photo below. Demolition will take approximately four months to complete at the controversial project.1 When all […]
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FDNY leaves notice at inactive former 5Pointz building

Add the New York City Fire Department to the scores of people who are irked at the former 5Pointz building. On June 17, the FDNY left the below letter on the property, expressing its displeasure that it couldn’t access the building for inspection. There’s been virtually no activity on the buildings since we saw construction crews […]
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