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Waldorf Astoria New York Waldorf Astoria New York

Waldorf Astoria New York to Undergo Construction

Anbang Insurance Group’s New York office and AECOM Tishman, announced the first phase of construction work to renovate and restore the historic Waldorf Astoria New York, set to begin in December.

The development team has advanced design plans, secured permits and carefully moved, preserved and stored prized historic items, including the Cole Porter piano, the World's Fair Clock Tower, the Kennedy Rocking Chair, and the MacArthur Desk.

The property will feature restored public and event spaces, approximately 350 new guest rooms and suites, and around 350 residences.

"The Waldorf Astoria New York is where our brand's history of timeless luxury and inspirational environments began," said John Vanderslice, global head, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts.