Fiberglass menagerie: Macklowe to install animal statues to lure buyers to 200 East 59th Developer says it will show the building is “special”
Rendering of 200 East 59th Street and fiberglass elephant (credit: DBOX)
It s a jungle out there for new development, and Harry Macklowe is hoping a fiberglass zoo might help corral prospective buyers into his Midtown East tower.
Macklowe plans to install giant replicas of giraffes, elephants and rhinos at 200 East 59th Street as a way to tell the world that the building is special, the developer told the Wall Street Journal. The fiberglass menagerie — found by Macklowe in Southampton, New York, includes a 12-foot-long elephant and an 18 1/2-foot-tall giraffe.
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