Rye Town Hilton

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A hotel in Rye, Westchester County, New York State, north of New York City, which was home to most of the Lunacons from 1992 to 2016. It was also called the "Hilton Westchester".

Fans called it the "Escher Hilton" because of its confusing geometry: There are two wings which are not on quite the same level and are only connected on some floors. In one wing the floors are numbered 1 to 4, while in the other wing they are numbered 5 to 8. You can walk more-or-less levelly from floor 2 to floor 6. In addition, the function space forms a large hollow square which sprawls across several different heights. Walking around the square seems to leave you one floor higher than you ought to be.

Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, it closed in March 2020, and in July 2020, it announced that it was closing permanently. (Several fans lost during the last Lunacon held there were discovered by the close-out crew and reunited with their families. They had been living on pilfered room service while wandering the halls looking for a way out.)



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