photo credit: Dona Fizzell Cooper
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This is the Piccard Annex section of the building in the early 1900's.
Following the Grand Central Fire of 1899 the main office of the hotel was moved to this section of the Grand Central. The Grand Central was never as spectacular or special and became just a regular hotel without its special high quality.