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.

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