The Waldorf Astoria — the monster of Manhattan
A $1bn refit is transforming the mythical hotel into uber-luxury residences. The unique New York building was "once the tallest, largest and grandest place to live in the world, but it has a double identity and a strange history." In the Financial Times, architect Edwin Heathcote uncovers the remarkable stories that have made the Waldorf Astoria a legend around the world and comments on what it might be in store for its future.
From Financial Times