Yesterday, real-estate blogger Andrew Fine, who has been monitoring the
Oh, the memories that we've had here!
And there goes the view and daylight... (and this must have really been awful to cope with... from the construction noise to loss of the views and sunlight) ...
In any event, the stalled/unstalled/too tall/view-blocking hotel project dawdled along ... Curbed's first post on it went up on July 18 2007.
And it wasn't always a Hyatt property. Early on hotel developer Sam "McSam" Chang's group was heading up the construction. It became Hyatt's
Andrew found this shot of 132 Fourth Ave. (on the right) from 1924 via the NYC Municipal Archives...
He has more details about the hotel (like room rates) here. You can also find more details at the hotel's website, which is now live... You don't have to look, though — we'll have about 20 more posts on it before Nov. 15.