1917 After building a second tower in 1917, a new facade was added to the shape we now know as Hotel New York.
1971 Due to increasing aviation competition, the Holland America Line’s (HAL) decides to end the timetable on New York and focuses more on the cruise ship from America.
1977 Holland America Line’s (HAL) head office moved to Seattle.
1984 The HAL sells the administration building to a project developer.
1988 In 1988, crackers took possession of the building. A year later, the municipality of Rotterdam decided to buy it for 26 million guilders.