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.