This month in real estate history

A look back at some of New York City's biggest real estate stories
By Adam Pincus | October 21, 2013 04:30PM

From the October issue: 1907: The Plaza Hotel opens

The Famed Plaza Hotel — located at 59th Street and Central Park South — opened its doors 106 years ago this month.

Financier Bernhard Beinecke, hotelier Frederic Sterry and builder Harry Black constructed the 19-story hotel for $12.5 million. [more]