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Guests & Entertainers

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The preeminent reputation of the Waldorf Astoria on the world stage is shaped by the illustrious and ordinary who have passed through it. Elite…

Events

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The Waldorf=Astoria has cultivated a long tradition of hosting high-profile events and providing a stage for major musicians and performers from all…

The Original Waldorf-Astoria Hotel

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The original Waldorf-Astoria Hotel began as two hotels, the Waldorf and the Astoria, built by feuding cousins William Waldorf Astor and John Jacob…

Waldorf Astoria Park Avenue

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The Waldorf Astoria we know today occupies an entire city block bounded by Park and Lexington Avenues, and 49th and 50th Streets. It has stood as a…

Building the Waldorf

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The images of the construction of the Park Avenue Waldorf Astoria were made in 1929-1931 by the Thompson-Starrett Company, the construction agency…

Art Deco

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When the decision to build a new Waldorf=Astoria Hotel was made, the managers and investors of the new hotel were most emphatic that the atmosphere,…

Dinning at the Waldorf

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Opened in 1931 as the successor to the original circa 1897 Waldorf Astoria, the world’s first “skyscraper hotel,” remains one of the world’s…

America's Palace

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In October of 1931, President Herbert Hoover took to the airwaves to announce to the opening of the Park Avenue Waldorf=Astoria Hotel. This historic…

"THE Waldorf-Astoria: New York"

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This collection consists of reproductions of illustrations from the publication "The Waldorf-Astoria, New York." The promotional book was compiled in…

National Football Foundation | Hall of Fame Annual Awards Dinner

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Administrative Records ; Event Services
1985 ; 2008 - 2011
01.02.59 ; 01.02.60