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Plaza Hotel, NYC

  • National Historic Landmark: Plaza Hotel and Grand Army Plaza

  • Phone: 1 212 759 3000
  • Travel Genus: Lodging
  • Lodging category: Upscale Lodging


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Henry J Hardenbergh Architect
Thomas Hastings Architect
1911/08/09 John W Gates John W Gates dies in Paris France. His funeral held in the Grand Ball Room of the Plaza Hotel in New York City.
1913/00/00
1921/11/15 George Lauder Carnegie Died After an illness of several years, during which he traveled 30,000 miles at sea in a vain effort to regain his health, George Lauder Carnegie dies at the Plaza Hotel in New York City.
1964/02/07 The Beatles Guest The Beatles are taken by limousine - one per Beatle - to the Plaza Hotel, New York City. Beatlemania Arrives in the US
1966/11/28 Alvin Dewey Guest Alvin Dewey attends Truman Capote's a Black and White ball in the Grand Ballroom of the Plaza Hotel, NYC. Capote's Black and White Ball
1966/11/28 Denise Hale Guest Denise Minnelli attends Truman Capote's a Black and White fancy dress party. Capote's Black and White Ball
1966/11/28 Truman Capote Host Truman Capote throws a Black and White themed masquerade party in honor of The Washington Post publisher Katharine Graham in the Grand Ballroom of the Plaza Hotel. Capote's Black and White Ball
1966/11/28 Katharine Graham Guest of Honor Publisher Katharine Graham is the Guest of Honor at Truman Capote's a Black and White ball. Capote's Black and White Ball

Places

PlaceAsNotedInType
PlaceAsNotedInType
Grand Army Plaza, Manhattan

Data »

Particulars for Plaza Hotel, NYC:
Area of Significance Architecture
Area of Significance Commerce
Area of Significance Community Planning and Development
Architectural Style French Renaissance Revival
Criteria Historic Event
Historic Use Hotel
Architectural Style Late 19th and 20th century revivals
Level of Significance National
Owner Private



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 29th November 1978

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Plaza Hotel
Registry Address: Fifth Ave. and Fifty-ninth St.
Registry Number: 78001878
Resource Type: District
Owner: Private
Architect: Hardenbergh,Henry J.; Hastings,Thomas,et al.
Architectural Style: Late 19th and 20th century revivals, Other
Attribute: French Renaissance
Area in Acres: 4
Contributing Buildings: 1
Contributing Structures: 1
Other Certification: Designated National Landmark
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Commerce, Community Planning and Development, Art, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Significant Year: 1907, 1913, 1921
Historic Function: Domestic, Landscape
Historic Sub-Function: Hotel, Park
Current Function: Domestic, Landscape
Current Sub-Function: Park Hotel

Creative Works »

WorkTypeAsNotedInCreatorNote
North By Northwest Film Alfred Hitchcock Cary Grant Thornhill enjoys a drink in the Oak Room of the Plaza Hotel, NYC.
The Beautiful and Damned Book
F Scott Fitzgerald Setting, 1910s
The Great Gatsby (book) Book F Scott Fitzgerald Setting

Accommodations »


Lodging
Lodging Attribute Grand Hotel
Lodging Style Hotel
Lodging category Upscale Lodging

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