“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

The Plaza Hotel

The Home of Eloise

The Plaza Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Erik Lander, August 13, 2010
1. The Plaza Hotel Marker
Friends of Libraries USA
Literary Landmarks Register
The Plaza Hotel
"The Home of Eloise"
Kay Thompson lived at The Plaza while writing "Eloise", first published in 1955. Miss Thompson and illustrator Hillary Knight brought this fictitious character to life: an exuberant and precocious six year old who lived on the top floor of the hotel.
Designated a literary landmark
September 26, 1998

Erected 1998 by Books for Kids Foundation & New York State Empire Friends of Libraries.
Location. 40° 45.866′ N, 73° 58.433′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Central Park South near Fith Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10019, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Plaza Hotel (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Metropolitan Club (about 400 feet away); Simon Bolivar Statue (about 700 feet away); Ignacy Jan Paderewski (approx. 0.2 miles away); Peninsula Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Theodore Roosevelt Lived Here (approx. 0.2 miles away); Former Aeolian Building (approx. mile away); The University Club (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in New York.
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicEducation
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 487 times since then and 70 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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