Demolition begins at old 5Pointz building

Jerry Wolkoff’s highly controversial project at 45-46 Davis Street,1 formerly the home of graffiti mecca 5Pointz, has finally begun demolition. In the past week, we’ve seen asbestos abatement crews working around the construction site. It is the first major movement we’ve seen on these buildings since Wolkoff’s decision to whitewash the art back in mid-November. […]
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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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