What is the history behind The Plaza Hotel’s building?

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Although The Plaza Hotel underwent a three-year, $400 million renovation back in 2005, the Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star hotel feels like an enhanced version of itself. It’s still considered an icon in New York City’s cultural history. Recognized as the only hotel in New York City with the status of a National Historic Landmark, the Plaza has served as the backdrop for countless celebrity weddings, movies, novels and lavish social affairs. To see just how The Plaza has made an impact on New York City, stop by The Plaza Boutique, where you’ll find Curtis Gathje’s At The Plaza, a glossy photography book that captures the hotel’s transformations and social history since it first opened its doors in 1907.

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