Monthly Archives: February 2013

February 28 2013

Q & A with Guest Service Associate Jimm Kalinka

The New York Palace hotel has been a cornerstone of New York City for decades. We’ve undergone both major and minor changes in the past years, but fortunately for us, not everything has changed. We have loyal team members who have been a part of The Palace family throughout all of the hotel’s transformations, and who share our excitement about our newest upgrades to enhance the experience for both our external and internal guests. We caught up with Guest Service Associate … Read More

February 27 2013

Penny for Your Thoughts

It should be no surprise that thoughtful art and design pieces are an integral part of The New York Palace aesthetic, particularly due to our history as a New York City landmark. As we undergo renovations to modernize our hotel and enhance the guest experience, those staying with us will notice that our collection of unique art has expanded to include thought-provoking pieces, some with a contemporary elegance, but most rooted in the historical context that inescapably pervades The Palace. … Read More

February 26 2013

New York City Landmark Celebrations

This year marks the 100th anniversary of historic Grand Central Terminal. Aside from being a top destination in New York for both tourists and locals, Grand Central shares some interesting history with The New York Palace. In fact, in the mid-1970s both Grand Central and the Villard Houses, now The Villard Mansion and the cornerstone of The New York Palace, were deemed New York City landmarks in order to prevent demolition of the buildings. With the help of the Municipal … Read More