January 27th, 2019


Good news – but restored to what era exactly?

Shine brought the news: "The cables [around the Normandie Apartments] have been removed to restore the glorious look of the signature masterpiece of Laszlo Hudec." Source.

To be fair, though, the Normandie has always had cables around it:

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The I.S.S. Building (Normandie Apartments) in 1932. Image: Virtual Shanghai.

The 1930s or 1940s. Image: Cities in Old Days on flickr.

See more historic images on the map here: