New York City circa 1912 vintage photo. “Fifth Avenue near Street.” Among the many establishments making this their address is the curiously named Bureau of Social Requirements. glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co.
historicaltimes: The original Waldorf-Astoria Hotel opens in combining the Astor and Waldorf hotels. It was destroyed in 1929 to make way for the Empire State Building and the hotel moved to 301 Park Ave. New York City, New York.