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Waldrof Astoria in Manhattan New York, closes indefinitely for facelift

The legendary establishment 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. It has hosted a stream of international political leaders, movie stars, tycoons and power players of all kinds for more than 85 years. From Marilyn Monroe… Read More »

Luxury hotels in New York: The James New York-NoMad Hotel on Madison Avenue opens in Summer 2017

Minutes from Madison Square Park and the Flatiron District, the James New York-NoMad will open on Madison Avenue, turning a 20th-century Beaux-Arts building into a boutique property with 344 rooms and 28 suites. Rooms will feature keyless room entry, in-room tablets, and a custom mobile app for in-room dining and streaming TV shows and movies.… Read More »