- The Waldorf Astoria
- The Archive
- Amnesty Exhibit
- External Resources
- More Exhibits
- America's Palace
- Art Deco and the Waldorf Astoria
- Bakers Unite!
- The Big Four at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel
- Building the World's Greatest Hotel
- The Empire Room: A Setting for Dinner and Dancing
- Hats, Balloons, and Noisemakers
- History of the Motorama
- Oscar of the Waldorf
- The Original Waldorf Astoria Hotel
- The Waldorf Astoria in Pop Culture
- Browse Items
- Browse Collections
- Finding Aids
- Administrative Records
Scope and Content:
The Buildings Series includes records related to the two iconic landmarks which placed the name of our historic hotel into context. In this series, researchers will find photographic documentation of the original Fifth Avenue building (1893-1929, designed by Henry J. Hardenburgh) and of our current building located on Park Avenue (1931) designed by architects Leonard Shultze and Fullerton Weaver. This series features blueprints, floor plans, artist renderings and ephemera, as well as print and visual material related to renovations of the Park Avenue building and the 1980s project to restore the hotel to its original Art Deco design.
Many items in this collection are of a large format and/or are fragile. Physical access to these items is unavailable but please contact the Archivist for further inquiry.
Records\Boxes: 6.5 linear ft. or 9 boxes.
Records\Oversize Boxes: 8.3 linear ft. or 5 boxes.
Photographs\Hanging Files: 4 linear ft. or 2 drawers
Subjects:Hotels (public accommodations)
Architecture (object genre)