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Music Hall, 154 West Fifty-seventh Street, New York, New York County, NY



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Item Title


Location
154 West Fifty-seventh Street, New York, NY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS NY-5717
Building/structure dates: 1891 initial construction
Significance: Carnegie Hall's name is synonymous world-wide with musical excellence. It is noted for its acoustics as well as its rich musical history. The hall, together with the artists' studio which surround it, create a unique treasure.

Subjects
Building Deterioration
Concert Halls
Entertainment


Related Names
Carnegie, Andrew
Pieper, Richard, Photographer
Neville, Christopher P., Historian


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. HAND RAIL AT RECITAL HALL ENTRANCE
2. ELEVATOR DOORS AT SECOND FLOOR
3. HAND RAIL AT THIRD FLOOR ELEVATOR LOBBY
4. HAND RAIL AT FOURTH FLOOR ELEVATOR LOBBY
5. STAIR BETWEEN FIFTH AND SIXTH FLOORS
6. DETAIL OF TYPICAL RISER
7. DETAIL OF TYPICAL STAIR RAIL
8. ELEVATOR SHIV ROOM


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