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The Resource Automats, taxi dances, and vaudeville : excavating Manhattan's lost places of leisure, David Freeland

Automats, taxi dances, and vaudeville : excavating Manhattan's lost places of leisure, David Freeland

Label
Automats, taxi dances, and vaudeville : excavating Manhattan's lost places of leisure
Title
Automats, taxi dances, and vaudeville
Title remainder
excavating Manhattan's lost places of leisure
Statement of responsibility
David Freeland
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"With a keen eye for architectural detail, David Freeland opens doors, climbs onto rooftops, and gazes down alleyways to reveal several of the remaining hidden gems of Manhattan's nineteenth- and twentieth-century entertainment industry"--P. [4] of cover
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Freeland, David
Dewey number
974.7/104
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F128.7
LC item number
.F74 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Historic buildings
  • Theaters
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • New York (N.Y.)
Label
Automats, taxi dances, and vaudeville : excavating Manhattan's lost places of leisure, David Freeland
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-255) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chinatown, Chatham Square, and the Bowery. A round for the old Atlantic (The Atlantic Garden) ; Chinatown Theater (the 1893 Chinese Theater) -- Union Square and the East Village. A roof with a view (American Mutoscope Studio) ; Caretakers of Second Avenue (Hebrew Actors' Union) -- The Tenderloin. If you can make 'em cry (Tin Pan Alley) ; Tenderloin winners and losers (Shang Draper's Gambling House) -- Harlem. A theater of our own (The Lincoln Theater) ; Rise and fall of the original Swing Street (West 133rd Street) -- Times Square. The strike invisible (Horn & Hardart's original New York Automat) ; Last dance at the Orpheum (The Orpheum Dance Palace) ; Nights of gladness (Billy Rose's Diamond Horseshoe)
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxviii, 269 pages
Isbn
9780814727621
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009007884
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)276816676
  • 2170015
  • (OCoLC)276816676
  • (OCoLC)ocn276816676
  • 2170015
Label
Automats, taxi dances, and vaudeville : excavating Manhattan's lost places of leisure, David Freeland
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-255) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chinatown, Chatham Square, and the Bowery. A round for the old Atlantic (The Atlantic Garden) ; Chinatown Theater (the 1893 Chinese Theater) -- Union Square and the East Village. A roof with a view (American Mutoscope Studio) ; Caretakers of Second Avenue (Hebrew Actors' Union) -- The Tenderloin. If you can make 'em cry (Tin Pan Alley) ; Tenderloin winners and losers (Shang Draper's Gambling House) -- Harlem. A theater of our own (The Lincoln Theater) ; Rise and fall of the original Swing Street (West 133rd Street) -- Times Square. The strike invisible (Horn & Hardart's original New York Automat) ; Last dance at the Orpheum (The Orpheum Dance Palace) ; Nights of gladness (Billy Rose's Diamond Horseshoe)
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxviii, 269 pages
Isbn
9780814727621
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009007884
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)276816676
  • 2170015
  • (OCoLC)276816676
  • (OCoLC)ocn276816676
  • 2170015

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