Charles Baker

There are far too many listings for  a Charles Baker in New York to possibly be able to discover which Charles Baker this photograph belongs. Hoping someone will recognize him though and the photo can be returned to family.  

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Hotel Taft

Opened in 1926 as the Manger Hotel and then sold in 1931, the Manger became Hotel Taft. Featuring 2,250 rooms and connected to the Roxy Theater, it was the largest hotel in Times Square. The Taft became famous for it’s restaurant, the Taft Grill, and for it’s performances by The George Hall Orchestra. The hotel […]

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