Wikipedia: The Hotel Carter, Manhattan is a historic Manhattan establishment located a half block west of Times Square. The hotel was financed by a $2,200,000 loan to Harris and Percy Uris by the New York State Title and Mortgage Company in May 1929. It was chartered for $10,000 by M.C. Levine, of 535 5th Avenue, on April 22, 1930. Until October 1976 it was called the Dixie Hotel. The building is 24 stories high, and at its opening, it had 1,000 rooms. According to the hotel's website, it now has 700 rooms. When initially built, it extended from 43rd Street to 42nd Street, although the wing abutting 42nd Street has since been demolished.It has been ranked the dirtiest hotel in America four years running. Numerous reports on TripAdvisor warn of bedbug infestation and unsafe conditions.