FP092813muralFivePointz092813FP093013gFPSave5PointzThe clock is ticking for 5 Pointz NYCThe Institute of Higher Burning. Developers plan to demolish the graffiti mecca and replace it with apartment buildings.

5 Pointz has been a contributing presence in the community for over 11 years. It’s a shame that commercial and financial interests overrode community interests in this case.

Photographs: Stephen Wise