With news that the Plaza Hotel will close in May for renovations?part of the process to take the top floors condo?comes weeping and wailing from those who fear the storied Oak Room and Ballroom also may go under the knife. Writes author Curtis Gathje in a NYT op-ed, "It's time for New Yorkers to wake up and speak up to save these two historic spaces. The city would not be the same without them."
· What Would Eloise Say? [NYTimes]
· Plaza to Shut in May for Renovations [NYPost]
· Hotel Mania Update: Plaza Going Condo [Curbed]