Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1893/00/00 George Keister Architect Hotel Gerard is designed by George Keister featuring a the facade in a Romanesque Revival manner, punctuated by Gothic and Renaissance details derived from German sources.
1894/00/00 The Hotel Gerald opens as a 362-room apartment hotel.
1898/01/03 Richard Henry Savage Groom Colonel and Mrs Richard Henry Savage celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary in the Hotel Gerard's banquet hall. Guest included dignitaries from Austro-Hungary, Germany, Russia and Siam.
1912/02/11 Benjamin Guggenheim Brother-in-law Washington Seligman, the brother of Mrs Benjamin Guggenheim, commits suicide at the Hotel Gerard by shooting himself.
2007/00/00 Bought by Korman Communities in 2007, Hotel Gerard is renovated to become the AKA Times Square. The penthouse lounge, designed by architect Piero Lissoni, features a rooftop terrace with city views and AKA's a.13 Vodka Vault. Vodka

Eat and Drink »

Drinkery Type Bar
Drinkery Category Upscale Drinkery

Data »

Particulars for AKA Times Square:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Area of Significance Business
Historic Use Multiple dwelling
Owner Private
Architectural Style Renaissance Revival
Eat Attribute Roof Top Relaxing

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 10th February 1983

Registry Name: Hotel Gerard
Registry Address: 123 W. 44th St.
Registry Number: 83001729
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Private
Architect: Keister,George
Architectural Style: Renaissance
Contributing Buildings: 1
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Significant Year: 1893, 1894
Historic Function: Domestic, Commerce, Trade
Historic Sub-Function: Multiple dwelling, Business
Current Function: Domestic, Commerce, Trade
Current Sub-Function: Hotel Business

Accommodations »

Lodging Attribute Grand Hotel
Lodging Style Hotel

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