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A picture within a picture of the New Yorker Hotel.Nicola Tesla died in Room 3327 of the New Yorker, January 7, 1943.

Nicola Tesla’s roots in New York began in 1884 working alongside Thomas Edison. Following a famous split with the Wizard of Menlo Park, Tesla would later establish labs on both Fifth Avenue and Houston Street befriending Mark Twain along the way. Tesla’s last ten years were lived in relative isolation and encroaching senility in a two-room suite at the New Yorker Hotel visited daily by a white pigeon.

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