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Folies Bergere Theatre, 210 West Forty-sixth Street, New York, New York County, NY



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HB872702
North (front) Facade From East

HB872703
North (front) Facade From West

HB872704
Proscenium And Boxes

HB872705
Proscenium

HB872706
West Box, Orchestra, Mezzanine, Balcony

HB872707
Orchestra And Mezzanine

HB872708
Detail Of East Box

HB872709
Detail Of Ceiling


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Item Title


Location
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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS NY-5673
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-287, FN-288, FN-289, FN-290, FN-291, FN-292).
Building/structure dates: 1911 initial construction
Significance: Design by noted theatre architects Herts and Tallant in 1910, the Folies Bergere is among the most impressive of New York City's theatres. Its polychromatic terra cotta facade is unique among the city's playhouses. It premiered in 1911 as America's first dinner threatre/cabaret and later became an important legitimate theatre.

Related Names
Herts & Tallant


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. NORTH (FRONT) FACADE FROM EAST
2. NORTH (FRONT) FACADE FROM WEST
3. PROSCENIUM AND BOXES
4. PROSCENIUM
5. WEST BOX, ORCHESTRA, MEZZANINE, BALCONY
6. ORCHESTRA AND MEZZANINE
7. DETAIL OF EAST BOX
8. DETAIL OF CEILING


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