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The Chelsea Hotel is a historic landmark in New York City, located on West 23rd Street between 7th and 8th Avenues. It was built between 1883 and 1885, and is known primarily for two things: the famous residents it had and the number of deaths that took place.
Arthur Miller retreated to the Chelsea Hotel in 1961, freshly divorced from Marilyn Monroe
Attendants carry the body of 20-year-old Nancy Spungen, of Philadelphia, from the Hotel Chelsea in New York, allegedly stabbed to death by her boyfriend, The Sex Pistols' Sid Vicious.
"Some say the biggest stars are a host of contradictions. Marilyn Monroe was dumb and smart, sexy and innocent, humble and proud." "Marilyn was a kind, fun, loving, innocent, gentle person." "Marilyn Monroe photographed by Richard Avedon, 1957 - Marilyn Monroe (Norma Jeane Baker) - Photos"
That decade would prove pivotal in the history of the Chelsea Hotel; in 1957, hotelier David Bard’s son, Stanley, began working at the hotel, and he took over the Chelsea’s management in 1964.
Soon this Chelsea Hotel / Will vanish before the city's merchant greed," wrote Edgar Lee Masters in his poem "Hotel Chelsea" as rumors swirled during the Depression years of the hotel's imminent ...
After he and Marilyn Monroe divorced in 1961, Miller moved into the Chelsea and stayed for six years.