Category Archives: Now & Then

The Great Theatre Massacre of 1982: Five Broadway Stages Faced the Wrecking Ball for a Marriott

Believe it or not, there was a time when Broadway was merely the name of a street in New York City. The “Great White Way” as it is universally known today was little more than a meandering former Native American … Continue reading

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Now & Then: Troger’s Hotel, 92 St. Nicholas Place

Sugar Hill, a sub-neighborhood within the upper reaches of Harlem, was named thusly to signify its status as home of “the sweet life” in New York’s African-American community. Filled with comfortable apartments and townhomes, it was home to much of … Continue reading

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