The Legendary Hotel Elysée: Last Home of Tennessee Williams

by Jessica Monk
Despite witnessing the color and culture shock of the twentieth century, the atmosphere at the Hotel Elysée remains relaxed, romantic and cocooning.
Tennessee Williams lived there for the last fifteen years’ of his life, Marlon Brando’s apartment was named the Sayonara Suite after his role in Teahouse of the August Moon, the Steinway Grand Piano once owned by virtuoso pianist Nathaniel Horowitz can still be seen in Suite 124. Maria Callas, Vaclav Havel and Joe Di Maggio all frequented the 1920s French country style retreat on 54th street, yet despite witnessing the color and ...

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