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CitizenM Debuts Modular Bowery Hotel, Yet Still Hogs the Roadway

Posted September 28, 2018 at 5:04 am

This is the CitizenM red carpet as seen yesterday evening. The twenty-story modular hotel is now open, boasting 300 rooms, restaurants, and a 5Pointz Museum of Street Art. Yet traffic on its doorstep is still snarled by the years-running staging grounds. It was around this time two years ago that CitizenM completely altered the traffic […]

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5Pointz Revived with ‘Vertical Love Letter’ at CitizenM on the Bowery

Posted September 4, 2018 at 5:00 am

The towering new CitizenM hotel on the Bowery opens in just a few weeks. And with it, a revival of the 5Pointz collective and its nascent Museum of Street Art (moSA). As first reported earlier in the summer, a slew of artists decked the halls (and stairwells) with tags and murals, while photographer Christelle de […]

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5Pointz Vet Meres One Lends His Street Art to New York City Football Club

Last modified March 17, 2015 at 11:53 am

The city’s newest football club, New York City F.C. has kicked off its inaugural season, and with it, a media blitz throughout the five boroughs. The team is owned by Sheikh Mansour’s Abu Dhabi United Group, a spare-no-expense private equity firm that has also successfully run Manchester City Football Club since 2009. NYCFC is the offspring of its […]

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5Pointz Guru Meres One Curating Rag & Bone Mural Wall During December

Posted December 9, 2013 at 9:08 am

Street art is so watered down for the mainstream now that, of all things, a trendy boutique on the Lower East Side extended a helping hand to Meres One and the displaced 5Pointz crew. Rag & Bone, the Cafe Colonial-killing chain store that sells $300 denim, is pimping its Elizabeth Street wall (site of its […]

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