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Three construction workers are valiantly hoisted atop a steel beam as they give the photographer a wave. The building located behind the three gentleman is The Benjamin Hotel; adjacent to the Benjamin Hotel was the Loew's Theatre, known today as the…

This photo features (left to right) Theodore Kroell, Oscar of the Waldorf, Auguste Escoffier, the Honorable M. Mongendre (Consul General of France to the United States) and Pierre Bermond. Auguste Escoffier was considered to be the most celebrated…

These are the rates of rooms and suites in the Waldorf-Astoria hotel in 1931. Frank Ready was the General Manager.

The Doormen and Bellhops of the Waldorf-Astoria hotel pose for a group photo in the Park Avenue lobby in 1932.

Banquet waiters are shown carrying dessert out to the guests of the evening. The dinner given was in honor of Francois Latry, Knight of the Legion of Honor, of the Savoy of London. This dinner was held in the Sert Room on September 20, 1938.

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The parade of waiters in this image are lined up in the service kitchen for the meals they had to deliver to over 1100 guests at the Tribute Banquet for Oscar of the Waldorf in the Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf Astoria hotel.

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From the publication "Behind the Scenes at the Waldorf-Astoria", apprentice chefs of the Waldorf-Astoria Kitchen get hands-on experience working with world-renown Chefs.

The old refrigeration plant of the Waldorf Astoria used to house large amounts of ice blocks. The "Glass Tinkler" was responsible for shuffling these blocks and breaking them down into chips that were to be used throughout the entire…
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