Interior of Koster and Bial's Music Hall.

Title:

Interior of Koster and Bial's Music Hall.

Format:

Photographs

Publisher:

E. Idell Zeisloft, ed., The New Metropolis (New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1899), 351.

Date:

ca. 1899

Street Address:

Broadway and 34th Street

Photographer/Artist:

Unknown

Description:

Interior view of Koster and Bail's Music Hall from the stage toward the audience. Six levels of seating are visible including ornate box seats, mezzanine seating and high balcony bench-style seating. A prominent vaudeville venue from 1893 to 1901, this theatre was demolished in order to build Macy's Department Store.

Subjects:

  • Theaters--New York (State)--New York.
  • Herald Square (New York, N.Y.)
  • Interior architecture--New York (State)--New York.
  • Interior decoration--New York (State)--New York.
  • Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)--Social life and customs.

Rights:

Copyright Seymour B. Durst Old York Library Collection, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University.

Collection:

Seymour B. Durst Old York Library.

Contributing Institution:

City University of New York. Graduate School and University Center, Mina Rees Library.

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