Surely one of the great buildings on this planet, and to think that unscrupulous developers wanted to tear it down and make a quick great big buck.
Thanks be to Jackie O for being the inspiration and power of the movement to stop this act of supreme greed, vandalism and bastardry.
A visit or holiday in New York is not a visit or an holiday without a little time spent in the grandeur of this beautiful edifice. It takes my breath away.
Today 3rd February 2013 marks the 100th anniversary of it’s opening and I and my family, the War Office, Dopey Daughter, Emma Boo; Luke and Nathan all wish it a very Happy Birthday.
(A not very good photograph of the War Office and me taken in Grand Central 29th June 2008)