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    • Cover of the children's book "The Dog Who Lives at the Waldorf"
      For the Love of Dog
      Posted by Erin Allsop on July 17, 2014

      Since 1893, we have welcomed guests from around the globe … royalty, heads of state, celebrities, the hoi-polloi, and of course their pets. The Waldorf Astoria Hotel has a long history associated with the love [...]

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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 Clock of the Waldorf Astoria Hotel
      A Tribute to Lady Liberty
      Posted by Erin Allsop on July 3, 2014

      As guests and visitors of the Waldorf Astoria ascend our Park Avenue steps and proceed to our Main Lobby, a gilded Statue of Liberty is revealed atop our historic clock. This centerpiece, representative of the [...]

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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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      The USS Enterprise
      Posted by Erin Allsop 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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    • Eamon deValera (center) on top of the original Waldorf Astoria Hotel in 1919. From left to right are Harry Boland, Liam Mellows (leader of the ‘1916 exiles’), Eamon deValera, Diarmuid Lynch (secretary of the Friends of Irish Freedom), Dr Patrick McCartan (Irish envoy to Washington), and, sitting, John Devoy (leader of Clan na Gael).
      The “Waldorf O’Storia”
      Posted by Erin Allsop on March 14, 2014

      Meaning “A Hundred Thousand Welcomes” in Gaelic, Ireland’s native language, the term “C’ead Mile Failte” (pronounced “kad meel-a fall-sha”) could not be more fitting for the Waldorf Astoria Hotel! For over a century, we have welcomed [...]

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