Elie Hirschfeld co-owned Hotel Pennsylvania before it named as Vornado
In 1983 Elie Hirschfeld co-owned hotel Pennsylvania.

In 1983 Elie Hirschfeld co-owned hotel Pennsylvania with his father Abraham Hirschfeld and Arthur Cohen and together with the Penta Hotels chain paid $46 million for the hotel. They renamed it the New York Penta. In 1991 the chain's partners bought it out and restored the original name.

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