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Old 16-01-2018, 07:00 PM   #52
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The London Hilton on Park Lane is a hotel situated on Park Lane, overlooking Hyde Park in the exclusive Mayfair district of London..The hotel opened as the London Hilton on 17 April 1963..It is a concrete framed building, designed by William B. Tabler, a noted architect who designed numerous Hilton hotels, and is located on the former site of the historic Londonderry House..It is 101 metres (331 ft) tall, has 28 storeys and 453 rooms including 56 suites and a Michelin starred restaurant Galvin at Windows on the top floor of the hotel..In Walter Lord's book A Knight to Remember, which documents the fate of the RMS Titanic, a broad, lower-deck working corridor on E Deck, which ran the length of the ship, was referred to by officers (and by crew as "Scotland Road") as Park Lane ..Dancing partners Fred hand Adele Astaire moved into a penthouse flat at No. 41 in 1923, and stayed there during their theatrical appearances at London's West End town a dead end world..Just you wait till I get you home..East ENd girls..

Old LonDON (1950's)

Would you like to leave me your home PHONE number? - Noel Coward..

Property prices on Park Lane remain some of the highest in London..On British Monopoly Board, Park Lane is the second most expensive property square, after Mayfair..Since the game's original production, prices on the real Park Lane have held their value, though average rent costs have been overtaken by Bond Street..General Dwight D. Eisenhower took a suite on the first floor in 1942, and later made it his headquarters..The British Iron and Steel Research Association was originally established at No. 11 Park Lane..During World War II, the monopoly dice in the UK were replaced with a spinner because of a lack of materials..Park Lane is about 0.7 miles (1.1 km) long, and runs north from Hyde Park Corner to Marble Arch, along the eastern flank of Hyde Park..The road is mentioned in the second stanza of Noël Coward's patriotic song London Pride, several properties on Park Lane were hit by bombs..From World War II onwards..By the 1950s, Motor traffic levels along Park Lane had reached saturation point..The hotel and Park Lane become renowned for accommodating numerous international film stars, and it was closely associated with Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton in the 1960s & 70's..Anna Neagle lived at Alford House..Paris Whitney Hilton (born 17 February, 1981) is an American businesswoman, socialite, TV media personality, Model, ACtress, singer & DJ, we might be getting in over our heads in Southeast Asia..

Spring in Park Lane..

Hoa Lo Prison was a prison used by the French colonists in Vietnam for political prisoners, and later by North Vietnam for U.S. Prisoners of War during the Vietnam War..During this later period it was ironically known to American POWs as the Hanoi Hilton..On 24 August 1967, the Beatles met Maharishi Mahesh Yogi at the Hilton and subsequently went to Uttar Pradesh with him in order to meditate..Uttar Pradesh is the most populous state in the Republic of India and most populous country subdivision in the world..On 5 September 1975, the London Hilton was the target of an IRA bomb which killed 2 people and injured 63 others..There were no fatalities or injuries, and damage was limited to a few of the lower floors..In 1978, a new branch of the Allied Arab Bank opened at 131– 2 Park Lane, facilitating the interests of both Arab world and Western clients..Mamasino restaurant at 102 Park Lane serves African cuisine and is African-owned..Further traffic signals were installed at the junction of Park Lane and Hyde Park corner in 1983..During the 1990s, the Pools Panel met each Saturday in a meeting room in the hotel..Testament to the forces of globalisation, and growing investment and influence in the UK by Asians, many of the hotels and establishments on Park Lane are today owned by some of the Wealthiest Middle Eastern and Asian businessmen, Sheikhs And Sultanas..In the practical Art of WaR, the best thing of all is to take the enemy's country whole and intact; to shatter and desTroy it is not so good - Hyel, the supreme deity, was originally a Moon deity..Each year at the Maize harvest, every man who has lost a father or Mother selects 3 heads Of Corn..The spirits of the dead father and Mother come and eat the soul of the corn..So, what?.Paris Hilton is a homicidal maniac..Or we missed something..

Miré por la Ventana..

London's Newest Hotel The Hilton (1963) ..

At the south end of Park Lane, on the west side, gates in honour of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother (widow of George VI) were erected in 1993..The business Mogul Mohamed Al-Fayed has offices in 55 and 60 Park Lane..Trevor Rees-Jones, the only survivor of the car crash that killed al-Fayed's son Dodi Fayed and Diana, Princess of Wales in 1997, briefly recuperated in a flat on Park Lane following the Incident..In 2002, Robert B. Sherman, composer of the musicals Chitty Chatty Bang Bang and Mary Poppins, moved to an apartment on Park Lane following the death of his wife.. In 2006, former Conservative leader of Westminster City Council, Dame Shirley Porter moved into a new £1.5m development on Curzon Square after 12 years of exile in Israel..A fire broke out in the hotel on 1 July 2011..Johnson introduced spot fines for coaches idling on Park Lane, with large begging gangs or other homeless groups sleeping in subways..In 2015, a report showed the average monthly rent for a 2-bedroom apartment on the road was £5,200 - Hilton Park was a multi-purpose stadium in Leigh, Greater Manchester, England..The aveRage price for property in Leigh stood at £127,255 in January 2018..Terraced properties which on average sold for £84,832..Secret operations are essential in war; upon them the army relies to make its every move..So, too, it is better to recapture an army entire than to destroy it, to capture a regiment, a detachment or a company entire than to desTroy Them..If only we'd been 30 instead of 20... her waiting for you all these years..Some people must wait where other people cannot see the people who are waiting; and people who arrive before other people must wait where they cannot see the people who arrive after them being admitted before them..They don't ask you to Number 10 for a drink just because they think you're thirsty!...
__________________ + Aga Khan IV receiving a gift of Trinitite - Get set for Ecky thump..I still shudder when I think about the warrior who came up behind me, and the thwacking he gave me with his pork sword...

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