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5Ptz - CLOSED

4546 Davis St, Long Island City, NY 11101-4306
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Was a great place

I loved this place in LIC very unfornuate to not have it anymore. It was a place that reflected... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2014
medihaaziz
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New York City, New York
Its gone

Went at Christmas time and it's all painted over. Was very disappointed we didn't get to see... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2014
TKENZ
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible11%
23 Aug 2016
“So Sad No 5Ptz”
29 Sep 2015
“Gone! And not soon enough”
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4546 Davis St, Long Island City, NY 11101-4306
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11 - 20 of 52 reviews

Reviewed 13 February 2014

I loved this place in LIC very unfornuate to not have it anymore. It was a place that reflected great art.

2  Thank medihaaziz
Reviewed 2 February 2014

Went at Christmas time and it's all painted over. Was very disappointed we didn't get to see it......

1  Thank TKENZ
Reviewed 26 November 2013

This was an amazing thing to see, but when artists tried to take legal action to preserve the building holding their street art, the owner whitewashed it overnight to sabotage the case. Now, I'm not saying they had a case, but it definitely closed the...More

Thank BedbuggerDotCom
Reviewed 25 November 2013

Unfortunately, this lovely area, 5 Ptz, was recently white washed in preparation for its destruction to make way for more high rises. Anyone who attempts to add more graffiti is said to be arrested. This was one of the most creative, colorful and artistic areas...More

1  Thank Mattforeal
Reviewed 24 November 2013

The owner of this old factory building allowed graffiti artists to paint the exterior over the years. It became one of the few places in the city to experience what was commonplace in earlier decades. As mentioned by others, all has been painted over and...More

1  Thank Fox11354
Reviewed 24 November 2013

The only place of its kind! Unfortunately as I write this review, they have whitewashed over the extraordinary graffiti art that artists have painted for the last twenty odd years.

1  Thank Antoinette S
Reviewed 1 November 2013

An amazing art exhibition in the open and free. Walk around and just look at all the various creations. I felt sorry realizing that the building is going to be torn down and all of this amazing art will be gone.

Thank Zedzil
Reviewed 24 October 2013

We took the 7 train to Flushing Meadows Corona Park and decided to make a detour to visit 5 Pointz. I took so many photos! Seeing the art up close makes you really appreciate the effort of the artists. There were all kinds of creative...More

Thank angela643
Reviewed 17 October 2013

5 Pointz is considered a graffiti mecca and is the best example of this unique American art from. Located on Jackson Avenue and convenient to both the G and 7 trains. Walk around the building and take in this form of expression - amazing. You...More

1  Thank gcosta58
Reviewed 14 October 2013 via mobile

I've been seeing the 5 ptz for the past 15 odd years and its always a sight to see when you first catch a glimpse from the 7 train. Its a piece of graffiti history and a part of new York's old past when graffiti...More

1  Thank thetravelingamanda
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