Legendary Waldorf Astoria New York closes for renovation
New York City – 28 February 2017 –
The legendary Waldorf Astoria is closing for renovation.
When it opened at its Park Avenue location in midtown Manhattan in 1931 with more than 1,400 rooms, the largest – and tallest – anywhere at the time, Agence France-Presse reported.
It has hosted a stream of international political leaders, movie stars, tycoons and power players of all kinds for more than 85 years.
Famous for its upscale services, the Waldorf says it invented the concept of 24-hour room service.
The Art Deco style is carried through details down to the door handles … Read More