Manhattan (New York) NY
|Record #16475 |
Opened: November 28, 1912|
Closed: Yes (date unknown)
Demolished: Yes (date unknown)
Capacity: 2368 seats|
Architect(s): Thomas Lamb
Current Organ: none
| Also Known As: Beverly Hills, San Juan|
In 1912, William Fox hired Thomas Lamb to design this building, consisting of a theater, stores, offices, and a second-floor ballroom. Encompassing a full city block at W 166th Street & Broadway, the building was wrapped on three sides with a polychrome terra-cotta facade and topped with a cornice.
On February 21, 1965, Malcolm X was assasinated in the ballroom during a rally for the Organization of Afro-American Unity.
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Last featured 2/7/2004. Last edited 2/15/2010.