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Harry Potter and the fight for a fiberglass dragon: Quirky designs for the facade of the first flagship store dedicated to the boy wizard - due to open in New York this summer - have met with disapproval from city planners
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           Harry Potter and the fight for a fiberglass dragon: Quirky designs for the facade of the first flagship store dedicated to the boy wizard - due to open in New York this summer - have met with disapproval from city planners Wizarding World expected to open on corner of Broadway and East 22nd Street But Warner Bross hopes to alter the outside of the building have been dashed They requested permission to adjust the outside with a dragon and wand poles New York community board meeting members said plans were inappropriate by James Gant For Mailonline Published: 07:23 EST, 10 January 2020 | Updated: 09:48 EST, 10 January 2020 e-mail 31 shares 13 View comments The first ever Harry Potter flagship store - which was set to open in New York City in the summer - is battling planning problems after exterior design ideas were rejected. Wizarding World is expected to open on the corner of Broadway and East 22nd Street, but Warner Bross hopes to alter the outside of the building have been dashed. Eric Bourassa, from design company Studio Superette, requested permission for the adjustments fromManhattan Community Board 5s landmarks committee.

        
Wizarding World is expected to open on the corner of Broadway and East 22nd Street, but Warner Bross hopes to alter the outside of the building have been dashed



        
Wizarding World is expected to open on the corner of Broadway and East 22nd Street, but Warner Bross hopes to alter the outside of the building have been dashed

Wizarding World is expected to open on the corner of Broadway and East 22nd Street, but Warner Bross hopes to alter the outside of the building have been dashed The plans, which included a fiberglass dragon, a clock, two Harry Potter signs and sixwand-style flagpoles, were voted against by members who branded them inappropriate. All of the committee voted to recommend denying the request, with is set to go to the full board on January 16. Layla Law-Gisiko, chair of the committee, told the Wall Street Journal: Flagpoles are a big no-no.

        
The plans, which included a fiberglass dragon, a clock, two Harry Potter signs and six wand-style flagpoles, were voted against by members who branded them inappropriate



        
The plans, which included a fiberglass dragon, a clock, two Harry Potter signs and six wand-style flagpoles, were voted against by members who branded them inappropriate

The plans, which included a fiberglass dragon, a clock, two Harry Potter signs and six wand-style flagpoles, were voted against by members who branded them inappropriate

        
Eric Bourassa, from design company Studio Superette, saw the adjustments denied by Manhattan Community Board 5s landmarks committee. Pictured: Inside the Weasleys shop in the films



        
Eric Bourassa, from design company Studio Superette, saw the adjustments denied by Manhattan Community Board 5s landmarks committee. Pictured: Inside the Weasleys shop in the films

Eric Bourassa, from design company Studio Superette, saw the adjustments denied by Manhattan Community Board 5s landmarks committee. Pictured: Inside the Weasleys shop in the films RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next

        


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Theyve gone Harry Potty: Londons Natural History Museum... Share this article Share If Harry Potter can put a dragon, then Nike can put a shoe, then the bakery down the block could put a croissant, and then where do you stop? The plans will be sent to New York Citys Landmarks Preservation Commission at the end of January. Wizarding World at theFlatiron Buildingis expected to play host to the largest collection of Harry Potter merchandise in the world.

        
The store will cover three floors and 20,000 sq ft, with personalized robes, Bertie Botts Every Flavor Beans and new wands on sale. Pictured: Harry Potter author JK Rowling



        
The store will cover three floors and 20,000 sq ft, with personalized robes, Bertie Botts Every Flavor Beans and new wands on sale. Pictured: Harry Potter author JK Rowling



        
The front cover of the final film



        
The front cover of the final film

The store will cover three floors and 20,000 sq ft, with personalized robes, Bertie Botts Every Flavor Beans and new wands on sale. Left: Harry Potter author JK Rowling. Right: The front cover of the final film It will cover three floors and 20,000 sq ft, with personalized robes,Bertie Botts Every Flavor Beans and new wands on sale. Sarah Roots, senior vice president of worldwide tours and retail for Warner Bros, said: This will be the largest dedicated Harry Potter store in the world and will become a must-visit fan destination where Harry Potter enthusiasts can engage with interactive experiences and numerous photo opportunities as they step into the magic. We are very excited to be opening in New York. Its the ideal city in which to launch with so many dedicated Wizarding World fans, a cutting-edge retail environment and a community that embraces innovative experiences.

        
Wizarding World at the Flatiron Building (pictured) is expected to play host to the largest collection of Harry Potter merchandise in the world



        
Wizarding World at the Flatiron Building (pictured) is expected to play host to the largest collection of Harry Potter merchandise in the world

Wizarding World at the Flatiron Building (pictured) is expected to play host to the largest collection of Harry Potter merchandise in the world Advertisement Read more: NYC Harry Potter Store Might Have to Tame Its Design Dragons - WSJ Share or comment on this article: First flagship Harry Potter store due to open in New York this summer e-mail 31 shares Add comment

        




        


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