THE WALDORF BLOG

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    • The Waldorf Astoria flies the United States and  United Nations flags over Park Avenue.
      Hosting The World’s Leaders during UNGA 2014
      Posted by Melissa Howard on October 7, 2014

      In the months and weeks leading up the this year’s United Nations General Assembly, our Specialty Markets team was tasked with coordinating the largest arrival of VIPs we have seen in a long time. They [...]

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    • Advertisement for Magician Dr. Sydney Ross. (photo credit: Steve Cohen, Chamber Magic)
      The Magical History of the Waldorf Astoria
      Posted by Erin Allsop on July 25, 2014

      The Waldorf Astoria is a magical place, not only because of its rich and fascinating history as a Manhattan landmark, but also because it was the chosen venue for many famous magicians over the years. [...]

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    • The booklet for Steve Cohen's "Chamber Magic" show, signed to Melissa, our Social Media Manager at the Waldorf Astoria.
      A Night of “Chamber Magic” at the Waldorf Astoria
      Posted by Melissa Howard on July 22, 2014

      Magic inspires. We all can become childlike in the wonder we exclaim when met with what seemingly is true magic.  Today’s blog marries the inspirational environment that is the Waldorf Astoria, and our legacy of [...]

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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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    • Tiziana Serreta and Oswaldo Kantule show in the Waldorf Towers admiring the artwork that Oswaldo created for a surprise project. Oswaldo is the great grandson of Chief Nele Kantule
      The Story of the Panama Canal
      Posted by Erin Allsop 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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    • 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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