Graffiti Mecca To Be Demolished

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5Pointz, a huge warehouse building in Queens, New York has long been a magnet for the world’s best graffiti artists. New York City Council has unanimously approved a plan to demolish the structure to make room for two apartment towers. See more pics here.

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Fighting Graffiti with Urban Art

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The City of Toronto has followed the lead of Bell Canada and is attempting to fight graffiti with street art. The city has hired an artist to decorate city infrastructure with some eye-catching designs to deter graffiti. Check out the full story and some of the designs at Toronto Life.

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