Thursday, May 26, 2011

The"Grand Dame of Madison Avenue," The Roosevelt Hotel

The Roosevelt has that old world charm that I just love about New York.

Its perfect for a small wedding of 100 or a American Royal Wedding in The Grand Ballroom.

One step through the doors and The Roosevelt Hotel's magnificent ambience transports guests back to the classic setting of New York City in the Roaring Twenties. Renowned as the "Grand Dame of Madison Avenue," the hotel opened in 1924 and has been meticulously restored to its original grandeur.

Guy Lombardo is a name that has always been synonymous with the rich history of The Roosevelt Hotel. Lombardo and his orchestra performed their first show at the Roosevelt Grill on October 3, 1929 and continued to play there for the next 30 years. It was at the Grill that he first broadcast what would become a famous New Years Eve tradition, playing of "Auld Lang Syne".

The Roosevelt has stood tall since the hotel first opened its doors on September 22, 1924, and over the last 85 years it has remained a true icon of the City of New York. The Roosevelt has welcomed guests from all around the world and has been part our countries rich history. From the roaring 20's and prohibition, World War II and the baby boomers, Woodstock to Music Videos, and Y2K to Smartphones. Through it all, The Roosevelt Hotel has remained a true New York City experience.

The Roosevelt Hotel has appeared in several major motion pictures, including The Boiler Room, Wall Street, Quiz Show, Presumed Innocent, Malcolm X, Monday Night Mayhem, The French Connection, Hanky Panky, Maid in Manhattan, The Hoax and 1408.

Tell Ferinoosh Khosravi I sent you!

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