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Madison Square Garden (New York, N.Y. : 1890-1926)


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    • Madison Square Garden (New York, N.Y.)
    • Madison Square Garden II (New York, N.Y.)
    • Old Madison Square Garden (New York, N.Y.)
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    • Madison Square Garden (New York, N.Y.)
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    • found: Work cat: 2019004384: Grandest Madison Square Garden, 2019:ECIP galley (The Garden claimed the northeast corner of Madison Square, taking up the full block between Madison and Fourth Avenues, East Twenty-Sixth and Twenty-Seventh Streets; the second to stand on the spot; walls began to go up in the fall of 1889 while most of the plans were still in flux. June 16, 1890, grand opening of the Madison Square Garden Amphitheatre; closing in 1925)
    • found: Avery index online, Jan. 29, 2019(Subjects: Madison Square Garden (New York, N.Y.); New York (N.Y.). Madison Square Garden [also used for later buildings])
    • found: Britannica online, Jan. 29, 2019(Madison Square Garden, indoor sports arena in New York City. The original Madison Square Garden (1874) was a converted railroad station at Madison Square; in 1891 a sports arena was built on the site, designed by Stanford White and dedicated chiefly to boxing. In 1925 a new Madison Square Garden was built at Eighth Avenue and 50th Street, with an arena suitable for basketball, hockey, and other sports; present arena, opened in 1968 on the site of the former Pennsylvania Station, Eighth Avenue and 33rd Street)
    • found: Built Works Registry, Jan. 29, 2019(5 results for "Madison Square Garden"; BWR name: Madison Square Garden (second); BWR variant name: Old Madison Square Garden/Madison Square Garden; date: 1887-1891; location: New York, New York, United States; work type: arenas)
    • found: Federal Writers' Project, New York City. New York City guide (via Google books), 1939:p. 330, etc. (under Madison Square Garden: two earlier Gardens that were actually on Madison Square; the first occupied the abandoned New York and Harlem Union Depot that had housed Barnum's Hippodrome and then Gilmore's Garden before acquiring the name Madison Square Garden in 1879; replaced in 1890 by the building later known as the "old Garden"; Stanford White designed the structure; razed to make room for the New York Life Insurance Company Building)
    • found: Madison Square Park Conservancy website, Jan. 30, 2019:under News/Madison Square history/Madison Square Garden (first Madison Square Garden demolition in 1889; second Madison Square Garden, erected at the same location, completion in 1890; closed on May 25, 1925; demolished in 1926)
    • found: Madison Square Garden Company website, Jan. 29, 2019:under Our company/History (1879: The first Madison Square Garden opens its doors on East 26th Street and Madison Avenue; 1890: Madison Square Garden II opens on the same site)
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    • 2019-01-29: new
    • 2019-09-19: revised
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