Manhattan has long been renowned for the diversity of its offering of hotels from some of the best in the world to some of the worst. Around 1880, the entire nature of the hotel experience began to change. Formerly, hotels had been just a place to stop between here and there for a hot meal and a warm bed. Suddenly, the hotel itself became the destination. New affluence, new technologies, and new fashion all came together in the decades between 1880 and 1920 to influence the demands of hotel guests, eventually changing the ...

Manhatten Hotels 1880-1920 1997, Arcadia Publishing (SC)

ISBN-13: 9780738557496

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