Peninsula Hotel

Peninsula Hotel (HM9N4)

Location: New York, NY 10019 New York County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 45.7', W 73° 58.495'

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Gotham Hotel

Among the oldest of the early "Skyscraper Hotels." The Peninsula, or Gotham as it was originally known, recalls the golden age of luxury hotels. This boldly rendered Neo-Italian Renaissance tower was erected in 1902-05, at a time when Fifth Avenue was being transformed from an exclusive residential street into a fashionable commercial thoroughfare. Designed by Hiss & Weekes, former employees of McKim, Mead & White, the building harmonizes with that renowned firm's University Club which stands directly to the South
HM NumberHM9N4
Year Placed1993
Placed ByNew York Landmarks Preservation Society
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Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 9:55am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 586521 N 4512805
Decimal Degrees40.76166667, -73.97491667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 45.7', W 73° 58.495'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 45' 42.00" N, 73° 58' 29.70" W
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Area Code(s)212, 646, 718, 917, 347
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2 W 55th St, New York NY 10019, US
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