The Waldorf=Astoria Hotel Project: A Lesson in Project Quality and Innovation

4 April 2011
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Probably considered by some as one of the most famous hotels in the world, the Waldorf=Astoria Hotel has its roots steeped in catering to the social elite of New York City.  The history of the Waldorf=Astoria is interesting in that its first incarnation on 5th avenue and 33rd street was a two tower structure, with the first 13-story building built by William Waldorf Astor in 1893 and later connected via a tunnel to a 17-story tower constructed by his cousin John Jacob Astor IV in 1897.  As the largest hotel in the world at the time, the Waldorf=Astoria would be […]