Apollo Theater

theater and music venue in Harlem, New York City

The Apollo Theater is a music hall located at 253 West 125th Street between Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard (Seventh Avenue) and Frederick Douglass Boulevard in Harlem, Manhattan, New York City. It is a known location for African-American performers, and is the home of Showtime at the Apollo.

Apollo Theater
NYC Landmark
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(2019)
Apollo Theater is located in New York City
Apollo Theater
Apollo Theater is located in New York
Apollo Theater
Apollo Theater is located in the United States
Apollo Theater
Location254 West 125th Street
Manhattan, New York City
Coordinates40°48′36.17″N 73°57′0.54″W / 40.8100472°N 73.9501500°W / 40.8100472; -73.9501500Coordinates: 40°48′36.17″N 73°57′0.54″W / 40.8100472°N 73.9501500°W / 40.8100472; -73.9501500
Built1913–1914[2]
ArchitectGeorge Keister[2]
Architectural styleClassical Revival
NRHP reference No.83004059[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHPNovember 17, 1983
Designated NYCLJune 28, 1983

In 1983, the building was added to the National Register of Historic Places.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23.
  2. 2.0 2.1 New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission; Dolkart, Andrew S.; Postal, Matthew A. (2009). Postal, Matthew A. (ed.). Guide to New York City Landmarks (4th ed.). New York: John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 978-0-470-28963-1., p. 202