CRYSTAL BRONZE CHANDELIER 38"H CIRCA 1928 FROM THE PICADELLY HOTEL NEW YORK CITY For Sale
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CRYSTAL BRONZE CHANDELIER 38"H CIRCA 1928 FROM THE PICADELLY HOTEL NEW YORK CITY:
BRONZE CHANDELIER CIRCA 1928 FROM THE PICADELLY HOTEL NEW YORK CITY.
THIS CHANDELIER WAS PURCHASED BY A MAJOR ANTIQUES DEALER FROM THE
GREATER DETROIT AREA ALONG WITH ALL OF THE ORNATE PANELING OF THE
DINNING AND LOBBY AREA, BRONZE DOORS AND OTHER SCONCES BEFORE THE
BUILDING WAS DEMOLISHED IN 1982 TO MAKE WAY FOR A NEW MARRIOT HOTEL.
THIS IS A RARE OPPORTUNITY TO PURCHASE A PIECE OF AN ICONIC ART DECO NEWYORK CITY HOTEL.
Hotel Piccadilly: toast of the TheaterDistrict
New York hotels go in and out of style just like clubs and bars, and once they outlive their usefulness, the get a date with the wrecking ball.
That’s the story of the Hotel Piccadilly. Its era as a hot place to book a room or meet for a drink was from the 1930s to the 1950s.
With about 700 rooms on West 45th Street, it was in the heart of the Theater District. “Smartly located in the center of everything” was its very midcentury-sounding slogan.
The Piccadilly also had the Piccadilly Circus Lounge, “gaily colorful spot in the thick of theaterdom patronized by show folk and show goers,” states a 1949 restaurant guide,Knife and Fork in New York.
It’s no surprise, of course, that when Times Square and midtown west went downhill, so did nearby hotels like the Piccadilly.
In 1982, it was torn down—and theMarriottMarquis built on this old site.CONDITION IS GREAT CONDITION AND CONSIDERED AN ANTIQUE