The Waldorf-Astoria, Fifth Avenue and Thirty Fourth Street.

Title:

The Waldorf-Astoria, Fifth Avenue and Thirty Fourth Street.

Format:

Prints

Publisher:

Robert Stewart, "The Hotels of New York," Munsey's Magazine in The New New York, 77.

Date:

Undated

Street Address:

Fifth Avenue and 34th Street

Photographer/Artist:

Unknown

Description:

An exterior view of the hotel's ornate edifice on a corner busy with pedestrians and horse drawn carriages. Designed by architect H. J. Herdenberg, the original Waldorf-Astoria was constructed during the last 19th Century. World renown, the Waldorf-Astoria was one of the leading hotels of its day. The Empire State Building was erected on this site in 1931.

Subjects:

  • Waldorf-Astoria Hotel (New York, N.Y.)
  • Fifth Avenue (New York, N.Y.)
  • Hardenberg, H.J. (Henry Janeway), 1847-1918.
  • Hotels--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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