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Chelsea Hotel Marker - Still Wider View, Looking East on W. 23rd St.
Photographer: Andrew Ruppenstein
Taken: November 24, 2017
Caption: Chelsea Hotel Marker - Still Wider View, Looking East on W. 23rd St.
Additional Description: "During its lifetime Hotel Chelsea has provided a home to many famous writers and thinkers including Mark Twain, O. Henry, Herbert Huncke, Dylan Thomas, Arthur C. Clarke, Sam Shepard, Arthur Miller, Tennessee Williams, Jack Kerouac (who wrote On the Road there), Brendan Behan, Thomas Wolfe, Valerie Solanas, William S. Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso, Arnold Weinstein, Sharmagne Leland-St. John, Quentin Crisp, Gore Vidal, Robert Hunter, Jack Gantos, Simone de Beauvoir, Jean-Paul Sartre, Charles Bukowski, Jan Cremer, Henk Hofland, Raymond Kennedy, Matthew Richardson, James T. Farrell, Mary Cantwell, Rene Ricard, Brad Gooch and R. K. Narayan....Charles R. Jackson, author of The Lost Weekend, committed suicide in his room on September 21, 1968. Joseph O'Neill and his wife moved there in 1998, and they raised three sons there; the Chelsea Hotel plays a significant role in his novel Netherland." - Wikipedia
Submitted: December 21, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
Database Locator Identification Number: p409330
File Size: 1.951 Megabytes


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