Images of Grandeur

Brief, revealing account of individuals, groups and stories revealing a how the Waldorf Astoria, Host To The World, trully changed the lives of many and became an institution.

“The Greatest of Them All.”

On October 12, 1949, The Waldorf became a Hilton hotel. The heritage of this famous property and its lustrous history, a vast “city within a city” with nearly unlimited revenue-producing possibilities was...

Waldorf Firsts

Waldorf Astoria New York Hospitality Firsts The Waldorf opened as New York’s (and arguably the world’s) grandest, most luxurious and most modern hotel with private bathrooms for most...

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