Hotel Theresa

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Former Location –
When Jimi Hendrix first came to New York in 1964 he stayed at this hotel.

Other notable guests include: Ray Charles, Little Richard and Lena Horne. Radio station WLIB-1190 AM, then known as “Harlem Radio Center” had their studios here from 1952-1962.

The building began to convert into office space called “Theresa Towers” beginning in 1966, and the hotel was shut down in 1967.

Jimi Hendrix Discography:

1967 – Are You Experienced
1967 – Axis: Bold as Love
1968 – Electric Ladyland
1970 – Band of Gypsys

Hotel Theresa
2090 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd
New York NY 10027