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Hotel Chelsea
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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1884/00/00 Hubert, Pirsson and Co Architect Hotel Chelsea opens as a co-op apartment building, built by architect Philip Hubert
1887/11/16 Philip Hubert Frohman Born Marie Hubert, wife of Gustave Frohman, gives birth to a son, Philip Hubert Frohman, at the Hotel Chelsea in New York City.
1905/00/00 Philip Hubert's co-op apartment building goes bankrupt and re-opens as a luxury hotel
1953/10/20 Dylan Thomas Visitor Dylan Thomas checks in at the Chelsea Hotel, NYC.
1955/00/00 William S Burroughs Author William Burroughs writes most of "The Naked Lunch" while living at the Hotel Chelsea. The Naked Lunch
1978/10/12 Sid Vicious Life Sid Vicious awakes from a drug induced stupor to find girlfriend Nancy Spungen dead on the bathroom floor from a single stab wound.

Data »

Particulars for Hotel Chelsea:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Building Attribute Cooperative Building
Historic Use Hotel
Area of Significance Literature
Level of Significance National
Criteria Person
Owner Private



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 27th December 1977

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Hotel Chelsea
Registry Address: 222 W. 23rd St.
Registry Number: 77000958
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Private
Architect: Hubert,Pirsson and Co.
Architectural Style: No style listed
Contributing Buildings: 1
Certification: Listed in the National Register
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Literature, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Architecture-Engineering, Person
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Significant Year: 1884
Associated People: Burroughs,William,et al.
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Hotel
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-Function: Hotel

Creative Works »

WorkTypeAsNotedInCreatorNote
Chelsea Girls Song Nico Lou Reed "Chelsea Girls" refers to an Andy Warhol film of the same name that features the residents of the Hotel Chelsea.

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