The Fourth Avenue Front, Stewart's Hotel for Working Women.

Title:

The Fourth Avenue Front, Stewart's Hotel for Working Women.

Format:

Prints

Publisher:

Harper's Weekly, April 13, 1878, 296.

Date:

ca. 1878

Street Address:

Fourth Avenue, 32nd and 33rd Streets

Photographer/Artist:

Theo. R. Davis

Description:

Image is an illustration of the street scene in front of the Stewart's Hotel for Working Women. Stewart's Hotel for Working Women was commissioned by the wealthy merchant, A.T. Stewart. The hotel opened in 1877 to provide safe housing for the influx of working women into the city. It was soon reopened as a regular hotel in 1878 and renamed the Park Avenue Hotel. The building was demolished in 1927.

Subjects:

  • Stewart's Hotel for Working Women (New York, N.Y.)
  • Hotels--New York (State)--New York.
  • Park Avenue (New York, N.Y.)
  • Thirty-third Street (New York, N.Y.)
  • Midtown Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)

Rights:

Copyright Seymour B. Durst Old York Library Collection, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University.

Collection:

Seymour B. Durst Old York Library.

Contributing Institution:

City University of New York. Graduate School and University Center, Mina Rees Library.

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