New York in '49

A bid by Will Sykora to host the 1949 Worldcon in New York City. It lost to Cincinnati in '49. See 1949 Site Selection results.

It is unclear how this 1949 bid was related to the Hydra Club-sponsored New York in '50 bid.

See Lloyd A. Eshbach's Torcon remembrance for some more details.

This is a bid page. Please extend it by adding information about who was bidding, officers, committee list, what they were bidding for, who their opponents were, and anything notable about the bid, etc.