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This was truly amazing cultural place: NYC Graffiti Mecca “5Pointz” Is Gone… (30 pictures)

Considered by many to be the graffiti mecca of the world, 5 Pointz is a converted warehouse covered in tags and murals by famous and novice graffiti artists alike, which houses artist studios.

Long Island City’s graffiti mecca was whitewashed overnight by the building’s owner to begin the process that will turn the landmark into luxury condos. Police were present to fend off protesters trying to save the landmark and word quickly spread via social media.

Let’s see how it looked like on amazing HQ photos.