Buildings & Abandoned Locations along the 7 Line in L.I.C.

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7 Line L.I.C.

An illustrated exploration of the industrial history of factories along the 7 train in L.I.C. - includes never seen before photos from abandoned factories & rooftops.

The Montauk Cutoff


There has been a ton of talk lately about what will become of the Montauk Cutoff. While the future remains unknown, its past is surprisingly more interesting than has thus far been reported.



LIRR Junk Train at Arch Street


In early 2012 the LIRR stored a string of their M3 type rail cars at the ‘new’ Arch Street shop



5 Pointz Explored


5 pointz. It’s more than just a name of a building in Long Island City. It is an idea, a symbol, and unfortunately, soon to be nothing but a memory. As explorers, it was our sworn duty to explore and document its interiors before it was gone. As an L.I.C. native with a lifetime love […]



“6 ptz” – QP’s Illegal Graffiti Gallery


During the autumn of 2013, while many NYC art blogs were obsessing over Banksy and the lost of 5 points, NYC’s graffiti community created a gallery of their own just up the street from 5 pointz, within the old CN West/QP’s Marketplace buildings.



C. N. West Disinfectant Company / QP’s Boxcar Marketplace


In the heart of Long Island City, an abandoned factory with a long history has become yet another symbol for the drastic changes taking place in this part of NYC.