Hotel Breslin - 1904


The Hotel Breslin finishing construction, looking east from West 29th Street. The Gilsey House is on the left. Both buildings, still existents, are on the corners of West 29th Street and Broadway. Photograph by H.N. Tiemann & Co., 1904, from the New-York Historical Society.

Since about 1882, James H. Breslin & Bro. were the proprietors of the Gilsey House. James H. Breslin bought the Sturtevant House across the street at No. 1186 Broadway, in 1903. The 12-story high Hotel Breslin, constructed on the west side of Broadway, opened in November, 1904. Since 2008 it is part of the Ace Hotel Group.


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