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    • Sketch entitled "Ghosts in Peacock Alley - the Waldorf Passes" by Rollin Kirby
      Then and Now: Peacock Alley
      Posted by Erin Allsop on August 28, 2014

      Peacock Alley has long been associated with the history of the Waldorf Astoria Hotel and New York society. The glamorous, 300-foot marble corridor of our original hotel once connected the Palm Room and the Empire [...]

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    • Table Display for Mr. VanDervort's 90th Birthday Luncheon.
      WWII Vet Enjoys Surprise Birthday Luncheon
      Posted by Erin Allsop on July 11, 2014

      True Waldorf Service. We consider it a pillar upon which our culture is built. I’d like to share today a moment that was as enjoyable for us as it seemingly was for those to whom [...]

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    • The Culinary Team of the Waldorf Astoria Hotel atop of the 20th floor Rooftop Garden.
      The Waldorf Astoria Rooftop Garden
      Posted by Erin Allsop on June 27, 2014

      The Waldorf Astoria past, present and future has a rich tradition of roof top gardens.  Though the trend of installing rooftop gardens has grown in popularity over the last decade, this concept has deep roots [...]

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    • Menu from the Colonel Charles A. Lindbergh Banquet
      “The Spirit of St. Louis” at the Waldorf
      Posted by Erin Allsop 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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    • The 1933 Motor Show
      History of the Motorama
      Posted by Erin Allsop on May 2, 2014

      The General Motors Motor Show (also known as the “Motorama”) was a national automobile show hosted by GM from 1931 to 1961 which began in New York City’s Waldorf Astoria Hotel. Showcased in our Grand Ballroom, these automobile extravaganzas were designed to boost [...]

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    • Lt. Col. and Mrs. John Glenn at the Waldorf Astoria New York Hotel in 1962
      An Astronaut Visits the Waldorf Astoria
      Posted by Erin Allsop on April 11, 2014

      As many of you may know, the Waldorf Astoria is famous for its history of hosting some of our world’s most influential figures…Princes, Queens, Kings, Presidents…but what about Astronauts? On February 20, 1962, NASA launched [...]

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