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The Lipstick Building
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SafariBabe
N 40° 45.480 W 073° 58.145
18T E 587018 N 4512404
Quick Description: The Lipstick Building is one of the most recognizable buildings in New York City as its color and shape are reminiscent of a lipstick tube.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 8/4/2014 3:36:43 PM
Waymark Code: WMM7CK
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Mark1962
Views: 6

Long Description:
The Lipstick Building, located at 885 Third Avenue, was completed in 1986. The building is very recognizable both for its reddish-brown color and its elliptical shape. The three tiers look as though they could close up telescopically.

Perhaps the most infamous tenant in the building was Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities which occupied the 17th through 19th floors. Madoff was convicted of fraud and other charges in 2009 and sentenced to 150 years in prison as a result of a $65 billion Ponzi scheme.
Building Address:
885 Third Avenue
New York, NY USA
10022


Is it open to the general public?: yes

When was it built? (Approximate if you must.): 1/1/1986

What is the name of this building?: The Lipstick Building

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