The Plaza: The Secret Life of America’s Most Famous Hotel

Julie Satow, Author and Journalist
Thursday, October 24 , 2019 Rosecliff
 6:00 PM Lecture
 7:00 PM Booksigning

$ 15.00


From the moment in 1907 when New York millionaire Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt strode through the Plaza Hotel''s revolving doors to become its first guest, to the afternoon in 2007 when a mysterious Russian oligarch paid a record price for the hotel''s largest penthouse, the eighteen-story white marble edifice at the corner of Fifth Avenue and 59th Street has radiated wealth and luxury. With glamour on the surface and strife behind the scenes, The Plaza ultimately became a mirror reflecting New York''s place at the center of the country''s cultural narrative for over a century.

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