Courtesy of Aleks from the Powershovel team

The Banksy piece in Greenpoint surprisingly survived the hand of taggers during its 24+ hours in existence, but this morning an older woman armed with a mask, a hard hat, and silver paint came and painted right over it. Maybe she didn't like the criticism the artist offered about One World Trade Center? We'll update when we know more...

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Courtesy of Aleks from the Powershovel team

Our tipster believes someone was sent by the owners to take it down—"it's such an industrial street with heavy traffic [maybe] the owners didn't want crowd impeding traffic."