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New York's graffiti iconic spot "5Pointz" stands defaced with white paint covering most of the art work, after the building was painted white in New York, November 19, 2013. 5Pointz, a renowned heaven for urban graffiti artists, is set to be demolished by the end of the year to make way for luxury appartments. AFP PHOTO/Emmanuel Dunand        (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)
New York's graffiti iconic spot "5Pointz" stands defaced with white paint covering most of the art work, after the building was painted white in New York, November 19, 2013. 5Pointz, a renowned heaven for urban graffiti artists, is set to be demolished by the end of the year to make way for luxury appartments. AFP PHOTO/Emmanuel Dunand        (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

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5Pointz graffiti artists awarded $6.7 million

A federal judge has awarded $6.7 million to 21 graffiti artists after their works at the 5Pointz complex in Queens, New York, were destroyed in 2013 to make room for luxury condominiums.

5Pointz graffiti artists awarded $6.7 million

A federal judge has awarded $6.7 million to 21 graffiti artists after their works at the 5Pointz complex in Queens, New York, were destroyed in 2013 to make room for luxury condominiums.