The Park Lane Hotel

The Park Lane Hotel
Title
The Park Lane Hotel
Date 
ca. 1960-1980
Medium 
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
Dimensions 
2 x 1 7/8 in (5 x 4.9 cm)
Description 
Beige matchbook with reverse striker; "The/Park Lane/Hotel/36 CENTRAL PARK SOUTH, NEW YORK, N.Y. 10019" in brown with drawing of skyscraper and trees printed in green on front; "CLOSE COVER STRIKE MATCH ON BACK" in brown on footer; "DIAMOND MATCH DIV NEW YORK, N.Y." in brown on manumark; "(212) 371-4000" in brown on saddle; "The height of luxury/in New York City/soars 46 stories/over Central Park." in brown on reverse; "THE PARK ROOM/THE PARK LANE BAR" in brown on white interior.
Credit Line 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Object Number 
2007.6.289
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group