The Most Beautiful Women and Optimum Windows at Barbizon Hotel…

When well-brought-up young women used to come to New York to live, many of them hopped in cabs and headed straight to 140 E. 63rd St. The building that occupied the corner of East 63rd and Lexington Avenue was the Barbizon Hotel, standing 23 stories high, with 700 guest rooms. More legend than simple address, the Barbizon acted as a sort of upscale dormitory, a gilded safe space for women looking to make their way in the big city at a time when most women were getting married young and having children, not launching careers as models, editors, secretaries and actresses.

READ MORE on NY Post: http://nypost.com/2016/08/27/this-nyc-hotel-housed-some-of-the-worlds-most-beautiful-women/

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