Hotel Obits, Part II: Six Notable NYC Hotels Closed Permanently By The Pandemic
By Terry Trucco
It was nearly two years ago that Covid muscled into New York City and shuttered more than 30 percent of the city’s 705 hotels — a significant number of them permanently.
Not every hotel that closed during the pandemic was a gem. But some are too notable to slip away without a few words of appreciation. Our first batch of hotel obituaries posted last fall with six Covid casualties we couldn’t let go without a send off.
Since then we’ve gathered a second batch — six more hotels that didn’t survive the pandemic but deserve one last look. Read more