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Park Avenue at 40th Street, 1920's.

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Park Avenue at 40th Street, 1920's.


1 photographic reproduction ; 23.7 x 18.2 cm.



Street Address:

Park Avenue and East 40th Street


Other Creator:


Park Avenue at 40th Street. Murray Hill Hotel, Belmont Hotel and Grand Central Station, 1920s.

Description continued:

View of the west side of Park Avenue looking north to Grand Central Station. Center is the Belmont Hotel; Built: 1905; Razed: 1930; Architect: Warren & Wetmore. The 22 story hotel was demolished in 1930 to clear the way for a skyscraper which was never built. In 1940 the Airlines Building was erected on the site. It was razed in 1977 to make way for the present Phillip Morris Building.

Landmark Name:

Previously known as:


  • Murray Hill Neighborhood (New York, N.Y.)
  • Belmont Hotel (New York, N.Y.)
  • Murray Hill Hotel (New York, N.Y.)
  • Grand Central Terminal (New York, N.Y.)
  • Park Avenue (New York, N.Y.)
  • Street life.

Rights Management:

The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Mina Rees Library, The Graduate Center, City University of New York, except for "fair use" as defined by copyright law.

Rights Management 2:

Image courtesy of the Murray Hill Neighborhood Association.

Contributing Institution:

City University of New York. Graduate School and University Center.


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


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