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5 Pointz via flickr

5 Pointz in Long Island City, New York. flickr photo by Dan Nguyen. Visit Dan Nguyen's flickr feed at http://www.flickr.com/photos/zokuga/

New York graffiti mecca '5 Pointz' is history

A graffiti mecca in New York City is a thing of the past. A haven for street artists called 5 Pointz in Queens was quietly painted white overnight Monday, and the building is set to be demolished later this year. Here's a look back at the most vibrant works of art to don the building's walls.