he JFK Hyannis Museum is honored to be the temporary home of President Kennedy’s Rocker during the renovation of The Towers of the Waldorf Astoria. In 1962 President Kennedy gave one of his iconic Kennedy Rockers to the Waldorf Astoria to find its pride of place in the presidential suite.
Waldorf Astoria New York, which will celebrate its 90th anniversary on Park Avenue in October, is currently undergoing a restoration that will also deliver a collection of contemporary residences above the legendary hotel known as The Towers of the Waldorf Astoria. When the hotel reopens in 2023, the rocking chair will return as a permanent exhibit in a gallery celebrating the hotel’s rich history.
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