News Building Architectural Model

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The News Building, also known as the Daily News Building, is an art deco skyscraper. It was built in 1929 to the design of Raymond Hood. It was originally the headquarters of the New York Daily News.

The News Building is a National Historic Landmark. It is perhaps best known as the headquarters of the fictional newspaper the Daily Planet and the building where Superman works as journalist Clark Kent. This architectural sculpture is of the 42nd Street entrance facade with its 3-story limestone bas-relief depicting the people of New York City with a background of skyscrapers.

Each architectural sculpture is handmade in Sussex, England. They are made of strong plaster that has a reassuring weight and smooth, cool feel. The window frames and door are made of etched brass.

Actual building location: 220 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017, United States.

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  • Architect: Raymond Hood Year: 1929 Art deco style
  • Model Material: Plaster, metal etching
  • Dimensions: 25cm high, 18cm wide, 5cm deep
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