Bed Room, Stewart's Hotel for Working Women.

Title:

Bed Room, Stewart's Hotel for Working Women.

Format:

Prints

Publisher:

Harper's Weekly, April 13, 1878, 297.

Date:

ca. 1878

Street Address:

Fourth Avenue, 32nd and 33rd Streets

Photographer/Artist:

Theo. R. Davis

Description:

Image is an illustration of one of the bedrooms in the Women's Hotel. 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:

  • Hotels--New York (State)--New York.
  • Stewart's Hotel for Working Women (New York, N.Y.)
  • Interior decoration--New York (State)--New York.

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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