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Cornerspotted: The Affinia Hotel at 31st St. and Seventh Ave.

The Affinia Hotel now occupies the building at the southeast corner of 31st Street and Seventh Avenue, which was first erected as the Governor Clinton Hotel. The hotel across the street from Penn Station was designed by architects Murgatroyd & Ogden—the latter a Cooper Union graduate—and opened in 1929. The hotel was originally named after New York state's first governor, George Clinton, who held the position from 1777-1795 and 1801-1804.
· Hotel Governor Clinton, 371 7th Ave. at 31st St. [14to42]
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