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In Harry Potter Spin-Off, the Woolworth Building is Magical

It's a good day for Harry Potter fans who also happen to love New York City architecture—we know there have to be some of you out there. The official trailer for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, a spin-off of the original Harry Potter series, was released today, and one NYC icon makes a very prominent cameo. In the movie, the American equivalent of the UK's Ministry of Magic is the Magical Congress of the United States of America, and its headquarters is located in none other than the Woolworth Building, according to Entertainment Weekly—you can see the entrance, as rendered on film, above.

Curbed NY has the full story. >>