A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from January 26, 2006
“Uptown, not uptight and decidedly New York” (Le Parker Meridien)
Le Parker Meredien hotel at 118 West 57th Street has served New York City with a French touch since 1981. Slogans have included "Traditionally French, decidedly New York" and "Uptown, not uptight and decidedly New York."

http://www.wcities.com/en/record/30,5416/33/record.html
Le Parker Méridien
Deluxe hotel in Midtown
Accommodation : Very Expensive/Deluxe

118 West 57th St
(between 6th and 7th aves)
New York, NY
10019

Neighborhood: Midtown

B, Q at 57th St; N, R at Fifth Ave

+1 212 245 5000
Fax: +1 212 708 7474

"Uptown, not uptight and decidedly New York" is their slogan, and you can add really expensive to the list. This classy French hotel with views of Central Park was opened in 1981. It caters to an upper-class clientele, with a high price tag and amenities such as a rooftop swimming pool and racquetball club. It is located in Midtown Manhattan, just a few blocks away from Bergdorf Goodman and Tiffany's. See their website for further information.

Rooms & Charges

730 rooms in total. Singles From USD 350. Doubles From USD 350. Suites From USD 500. Check In: 3p. Check Out: Noon.

17 January 1999, New York Times, pg. SMA14:
LE PARKER MERIDIEN
118 West 57TH ST.
(212) 245-5000. (800) 543-4300
Traditionally French, decidedly New York.
Posted by Barry Popik
Hotels • (0) Comments • Thursday, January 26, 2006 • Permalink