random nyc pic

This awning stretches out over a Park Avenue sidewalk and is attached to the Waldorf-Astoria.

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Built in 1931, The corners are accented with beautiful art deco flourishes.

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The best part of this iconic NYC logo? The words are separated by an equal sign. Genius! The Registered mark kind of spoils it.

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Fun fact: Gangsters Frank Costello, Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel and Charles “Lucky” Luciano once lived in the Waldorf-Astoria.

7 thoughts on “random nyc pic

  1. It’s good to finally be able to put a face to the name. Up until now, I’ve only known it from the limerick:There was a young lady named Gloria Who’d been had by Sir Gerald Du Maurier, And then by six men, Sir Gerald again, And the band at the Waldorf-Astoria.

  2. KY: Thanks for the lyric! That’s a distant cousin to a Man from Nantucket lyric I know.Daisy: You’d have to be cruel to the help and I don’t think you have it in you.AFM: Tony Soprano is currently playing in a comedy on Broadway. It’s a huge hit.

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