Look Mag Building Likely To Be Landmarked as LPC Continues Modernist Spree

Mayor Bloomberg apparently likes modernist buildings.

The modernist, multi-tiered 488 Madison Avenue, once the home of Look Magazine, is on the road toward landmark status as the Bloomberg-controlled Landmarks Preservation Commission is expected Tuesday to begin the designation process for the 1949 building. The move is the latest in a series of designations of modernist buildings around the city, including the white brick Manhattan House; the International-style, S.O.M.-designed One Chase Manhattan Plaza in Lower...

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