7. The current lobby used to be the music room, and was the site of JFK’s presidential nomination during the 1960 DNC.

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The hotel was abuzz for the 1960 Democratic National Convention, with John F. Kennedy set up in the elegant music room and his running mate Lyndon B. Johnson across the hall in the Emerald Room (below). They gave press conferences in the Crystal Ballroom.