Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1903/00/00 Marvin and Davis Architect Construction begins
1903/00/00 Bruce Price Architect Construction begins
1906/10/23 Trowbridge and Livingston Architects Hotel opens
1906/10/23 John Jacob Astor IV Owner Hotel opens
1921/00/00 With Prohibition ending the lavish parties and nightlife, the Knickerbocker is converted into offices.
2015/02/12 After a $115 million renovation, the Knickerbocker reopens as a modern 330-room hotel.

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Particulars for Knickerbocker Hotel:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Architectural Style Beaux Arts
Sight Category Building
Historic Use Hotel
Nick name Knickerbocker
Owner Private

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 11th April 1980

Registry Name: Knickerbocker Hotel
Registry Address: 142 W. 42nd St.
Registry Number: 80002697
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Private
Architect: Marvin and Davis; Price,Bruce
Architectural Style: Beaux arts
Contributing Buildings: 1
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Significant Year: 1901, 1904
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Hotel
Current Function: Commerce, Trade
Current Sub-Function: Business

Creative Works »

This Side of Paradise (book) Novel F Scott Fitzgerald In "This Side of Paradise", Amory walks into the Knickerbocker Bar, Thursday, June 10th, 1919 (the mural was installed at The King Cole Bar at the St Regis in 1932).

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