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    • The Story of the Panama Canal
      Posted by WaldorfAstoriaNYC on June 20, 2014

      The Waldorf Astoria played a central role as the backdrop to the development of a country and a canal integral to the development of commerce for much of the Americas. Today’s vignette highlights our role [...]

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    • “The Spirit of St. Louis” at the Waldorf
      Posted by WaldorfAstoriaNYC on June 13, 2014

      Today’s entry is a nod to an extraordinary feat accomplished by Charles Lindbergh and memorialized at an event we were proud to host. This commemorative dinner was held on June 16th 1927 as he was [...]

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    • Mr. Rene Black
      Posted by WaldorfAstoriaNYC on May 30, 2014

      The phrase “rich, full life” was tailor-made for Rene Black who, in his 83 years, had seemingly been everywhere, seen everything and known everyone who could claim to be anyone. From 1943 to 1954, Mr. [...]

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    • The USS Enterprise
      Posted by WaldorfAstoriaNYC on May 23, 2014

      Though Memorial Day is known as the unofficial start to the summer season, historically, it has always been a holiday which is dedicated to the veterans of our Armed Forces as a way to thank [...]

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    • The Blackout Club
      Posted by WaldorfAstoriaNYC on May 16, 2014

      At 5:23 PM on November 9, 1965, New York City, along with the rest of the Northeast, suffered from a “significant disruption in the supply of electricity” – better known as The Northeast Blackout. However, [...]

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    • “Old Blue Eyes” at the Waldorf Astoria
      Posted by WaldorfAstoriaNYC on May 9, 2014

      Many types of people have graced the halls and rooms of our glamorous hotel – princes, movie stars, famous singers and dancers – however, there is only one major figure that not only began his career in our [...]

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