Sunday, July 18, 2021

The "fake Chinese embassy" being operated out of a "postmodern fortress" in New York

The Daily Beast:

Earpiece-wearing guards stalk an otherwise historic block, while a star-spangled national flag designed by [the businessman] himself dangles from a pole mounted to the swerving facade. In the doorway alcove, just past the unwavering eye of a security camera, metal letters spell out “The Himalaya Embassy.”

The installation has bewildered neighbors who spoke with The Daily Beast with the flashy characters and occasional motorcades it attracts.