(1915)

Lewisohn Stadium Stood Here

Manhattan: Hamilton Heights/
Campus of City College of New York

Adolph Lewisohn--mining magnate, financier, and philanthropist--donated $200,000 to CCNY for construction of a colonnaded neo-Grecian amphitheater, completed in 1915. The arena served as the summer home of the New York Philharmonic from 1918 to 1951. It was demolished in 1973.

Posted April 3, 2013 by gstavrou

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