Monday, December 23, 2013

(Lost New York) Hotel Astor, Times Square, New York "The Crossroads of the World" (Postcard Series)

The Hotel Astsor opened in 1904 and closed in 1967. Construction of its replacement on the site, originally known as the W. T. Grant Building (headquarters of the now-defunct retailer), started in 1968. The gleaming building is now known as One Astor Place.

Photo credit:  Wikipedia (OptimumPx)

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