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Iconic Waldorf Astoria Hotel Changes Hands

Explore 10 surprising facts about the legendary New York landmark that yesterday sold for $1.95 billion to a Chinese insurance company.

John Jacob Astor

America’s First Multi-Millionaire, 250 Years Later

Get the facts about John Jacob Astor, America’s first multi-millionaire.