Nestled in Midtown Manhattan along 8th Avenue – just south of Times Square and north of Penn Station
– stands an iconic Jazz Age-era building that has drawn some of the most influential travelers in
history. You’ll know you’re close when you look up to see its Art Deco façade,
proudly adorned with red block-letters: NEW YORKER
Built in 1929, during the height of the Jazz Age, Wyndham New
Yorker has dazzled visitors with its Art Deco décor, exceptional service, and
superb location in Midtown West for generations.
including Nikola Tesla, John F. Kennedy, Muhammad Ali and Jennifer Hudson have
stayed here at our NYC Art Deco hotel. Learn more about our past, present, and
future – and then add your name to our list of VIP guests!
The New Yorker was at the forefront of the city’s building boom
in the 1920s. At the time of its opening, it was the largest hotel in New York
City, with 2,500 rooms, as well as ballrooms and private dining “salons” – not
to mention the nation’s largest private power plant, installed in the hotel’s
Big Band era of the early 1930s ushered in the first heyday of the New Yorker,
as guests affected by the Great Depression visited the hotel to forget their
troubles, if only for a short while. The hotel’s popularity continued through
the 1940s, with famous guests including the Brooklyn Dodgers during the 1941
World Series, as well as Joe DiMaggio when his Yankees were in town.