Some say 5Pointz developer broke promise to use all union labor for Long Island City project
Photo courtesy of Jeff Reed

Several hundred union workers joined Building and Construction Trades Council (BCTC) President Gary LaBarbera and Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer in Long Island City on Tuesday to rally against developer G&M Realty, which they say broke a promise to use all union labor for an upcoming project. G&M Realty will turn the former 5Pointz graffiti mecca at 45-46 Davis St. […]

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Condo with retail space will grow across the street from 5Pointz in Long Island City
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A Long Island City development site located one block away from the former 5Pointz building and MoMA PS1 will be turned into a mixed-use condo. Circle F Capital is planning to buy the site at 22-43 Jackson Ave. for nearly $25 million from the local 808 pension and health fund union, The Real Deal reported. Though […]

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Astoria mural to depict iconic neighborhood landmarks
THE COURIER/Photos by Angela Matua

Astoria residents walking by the underpass on 25th Avenue and 48th Street will soon see a drastic difference from the graffiti-heavy blue wall. 501 (See)(Streets), an organization that beautifies walls across New York City, is in the process of transforming an old Astoria wall into a bustling scene depicting iconic landmarks like the Hell Gate Bridge, Air […]

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LIC art space seeking musicians to play in upcoming acoustic series
Photo courtesy of June Kosloff

Local Project, a visual art space in Long Island City, is looking to give emerging musicians a chance to perform in an acoustic series titled Music Under the 7. The series was created in February 2011 by music industry veteran and board member of Local Project, June Kosloff, who grew up in Jamaica and is also a visual artist. She […]

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LIC property across from former 5Pointz site hits the market for $34M
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A development site across the street from what was once home to the graffiti mecca known as 5Pointz in Long Island City is up for sale. The property, located at 45-57 Davis St., is going for $34 million and is located within M1-5, R7-3, and Long Island City zoning districts, according to Cushman & Wakefield who are in […]

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