Judge Awards $6.7M

A judge identified as Frederic Block has given 21 artists an award. The artists were part of the 5 Pointz collective which did massive transformation of an abandoned industrial space into a a very mural space, situated in the Long Island City Queens of $6.7 million.

Judge Awards $6.7M

This award was after a developer made a decision to get the building down and demolished. It was discovered that there was an uproar from many in New York City (NYC) which saw to the destruction of 5 Pointz as a means and way of clearing the way for the gentrification and also erasing the authenticity and beauty of the city.