In honor of the Waldorf Astoria's 90th birthday watch an oral history with Waldorf Stories, told by people who worked and were guests.
The Waldorf-Astoria allegedly invented red velvet cake. Their recipe remained a secret until a woman shared it with the world out of spite.
In the book American Hotel: The Waldorf-Astoria and the Making of a Century David Freeland shows the hotel's surprising connection to the UN.
Besides impeccable hospitality taken as a given at all of these establishments, each of these hotel are renowned for its originality, design and more.
If you have a penchant for speciality cocktails, bar bites, city views and perhaps a plush pool, then you should consider a visit to one of NYC's hotel bars.
From a hidden penthouse addition, to its many "first" and history of the colorful characters, the secrets of the infamous NYC apartment hotel, the Chelsea Hotel
The TWA Flight Center at JFK Airport will be turned into The Standard Flight Center by Andre Balazs, but nothing has been set in stone yet.
A look at the Barbizon Hotel, a former all woman's hotel on the Upper East Side of NYC with a glamorous history.
Your for children or your inner child, here's our guide to the places where children's stories come alive in New York City, from the Plaza Hotel to Central Park.
Part of the Biennial of the Americas, "The Hotel Rehearsal," an installation by Alexander Schweder, questions urban development using a mobile, inflatable "hotel room".