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We have for sale a Vintage Mid-Century Modern Wooden Hanger from the Infamous Hotel Taft New York City
Excellent vintage condition. Solid wood with clear graphics. Great way to display vintage clothing or medals from races!
The Taft Hotel building is a historic 22-story Spanish Renaissance structure that occupies the entire eastern-facing block of 7th Avenue between 50th and 51st Street just north of Times Square in New York City. It was renamed for President William Howard Taft in 1931.
The George Hall Orchestra (sometimes called the George Hall Taft Hotel Orchestra) performed from the hotel on CBS Radio, starring Dolly Dawn.
On May 26, 1933, Jimmie Rodgers (The Father Of Country Music) died here at the age of 35 from a long battle with tuberculosis. This occurred just two days after completing what was his final recording session for Victor Records.
In 1955, Philip Loeb died from an overdose of sleeping pills at the hotel in the Hollywood blacklist scandal.
A scene from the 1967 film How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, in which Finch follows a rival executive to a football pep party, was shot at the hotel.
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