Hotel McAlpin, New York - 1912


The Hotel McAlpin was erected in 1912 by Edwin A. McAlpin (1848-1917), with 25 floors and it was considered to be the largest hotel in the world. It was directed by Lucius M. Boomer (1878–1947) that also run the Old Waldorf-Astoria from about 1918. It is located near Herald Square, on 1282-1300 Broadway at 34th Street, currently as Herald Towers.

Photograph by Detroit Publishing Co. , taken about 1910 / 1911. Source: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.


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Hotel McAlpin, New York - 1912