1. A giant banner bearing a resemblance to oversize police tape, reading “Gentrification In Progress,” was put up around the historic 5 Pointz area in Queens, N.Y. last night.
3. The building, once called a “graffiti mecca,” was painted over last November.
7. New York magazine points out that Jerry Wolkoff, the building’s current owner, says graffiti artists will be able to paint on the two high-rise rental towers he’s planning for the space.
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