Saturday, September 20, 2014
 

5Pointz ‘Graffiti Mecca’ Painted Over Last Night (Updated)

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WNYC’s Stephen Nessen reports that 5Pointz Graffiti Mecca was painted over last night. NY1 reporting that 5Pointz was painted over by the building owners.

More on this story as we learn more, but meanwhile keep track of Nessen’s reports via his Twitter feed. The New York Times has a good write-up here. Timeout NY reports here. Daily News here. Huffington Post here. WNYC here. NY Magazine here.

UPDATE: November 20, 2013

The Wall Street Journal has more info on the whitewashing here, and Flavorwire pays a nice slideshow tribute to the before and after of ‘Graffiti Mecca’ here.

 

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