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Inside the Plaza

An Intimate Portrait of the Ultimate Hotel

By Ward Morehouse III

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Inside the Plaza (An Intimate Portrait of the Ultimate Hotel). Applause Books. Hardcover. 239 pages. Applause Books #1557834687. Published by Applause Books (HL.314473).

ISBN 1557834687. 6x9 inches.

From Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald cavorting in the Pulitzer Fountain to Ivana Trump patrolling the halls to inspect the rooms, this is the Plaza Hotel as no one has ever seen it, or been permitted to see it. The Plaza is the place where the Beatles headquartered when they invaded America. It's where George M. Cohan held court during the golden era of Broadway. It's where Marilyn busted a strap on cue, where Cary Grant started out from when he traveled North By Northwest, and where Macauley Culkin stayed after staying Home Alone.

From the railroad tracks in the basement to the vast luxury suites overlooking Central Park, this is the full story behind the gilded doors, the inside scoop direct from the people who have cavorted there and worked there.