The Commonwealth Club: A Brief Description of its Plans and Privileges to the Founder Members. COMMONWEALTH HOTEL CONSTRUCTION CORP.

The Commonwealth Club: A Brief Description of its Plans and Privileges to the Founder Members

New York: Commonwealth, n.d. [1921]. A prospectus for one of the least exclusive clubs in the world, with an anticipated membership of "...at least 50,000." Scheme to sell stock in the proposed Commonwealth Hotel at Broadway at 55th and 56th Streets. King & Campbell designed the building in 1916; Commonwealth assembled property, demolished a few buildings and began excavation before going bust in 1925. Showing perspective drawing of hotel, photographs of buildings being demolished, aerial view, excavation, and fake membership cards. First edition. 25 cm; 29 pp.; illustrated from drawing and photographs. A good copy in original self-wrappers. Item #012167

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