JOHN JACOB ASTOR IV

American financier, a great grandson of John Jacob Astor. He built part of the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York.  Astor drowned with the Titanic.
  

MARLENE DIETRICH
American queen of the silver screen.
  
MR. & MRS. SALVADOR DALI
Surrealistic Spanish artist.
 
Hotel: Former home of Dietrich and Dali, built by John Astor in 1904, and was restored to its original splendor in 1988.
  
Once the tallest building in the area when Astor broke ground to build the $5.5 million hotel with glorious ornate ceilings, marble floors, crystal chandeliers, antique tapestries, oriental rugs, and antique King Louis XV furniture.  The hotel boasted the first central vacuum system.  Originally, the library of 3,000 leather-bound gold-tooled books, included a librarian.
  
Accommodations:
Spacious rooms, each with their own sitting area.  Traditional elegance found only in the most gracious residences, decorated with understated tones.  Bathrooms feature black and white marble, brass fixtures, and elegant bath accessories.
  
Features:
English style hall butlers on 24 hour service.  Health club, bar, lounge and fine restaurant with exquisite cuisine.
 
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