|New York, NY: Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts|
Country: United States of America
State: New York
City: New York
Location: Broadway / West 65th Street
Largest cultural complex for the performing arts in the world. Planning phase: 1955-1962. First building opened 23 Sep 1962 (Philharmonic Hall). Lincoln Center Fountain by Philip Johnson opened 6 Apr 1964. Henry Moore's sculpture "Reclining Figure" on North Plaza presented 1 Sep 1965. Alexander Calder's sculpture "Le Guichet" presented 15 Nov 1965. Plaza built 1964-1965 by Harrison & Abramovitz, rebuilt 1984-1985 by Lew Davis, renamed "Paul Milstein Plaza on 12 July 1997). Fountain Plaza renamed "Josie Robertson Plaza" on 15 Sep 1998.
The complex includes the following buildings:
Other performance spaces in the neighbourhood used by Lincoln Center are: Church of St. Ignatius de Loyola, City Center, Fordham University Theater, John Jay College Theater, La Guardia Concert Hall, La Guardia Drama Theater, Makor Foundation, New York Society for Ethical Culture,
Lincoln Center is home to the following institutions and festivals:
Picture: left, background: Damrosch Park/Guggenheim Band Shell, left, foreground: New York State Theater, middle, background: Metropolitan Opera House, middle, foreground: Josie Robertson Plaza, right, background: Vivian Beaumont Theater and Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater, right, foreground: David Geffen Hall, very right, across West 65th Street: Juilliard School|
Reverse Text: "Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. Columbus Ave. and W 62nd St., New York City - Shown are Philharmonic Hall, New York State Theatre, Damrosch Park, Metropolitan Opera House, Library-Museum, Vivian Beaumont Theatre and Juilliard Builing"
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Picture: very left: David H. Koch Theater, middle: Metropolitan Opera House, right: David Geffen Hall, around Josie Robertson Plaza|
Reverse Text: "Left: The Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center, designed by Wallace K. Jarrison, was opened on September 16, 1966. Right: Avery Fisher Hall, Opened on September 23, 1962, as the first unit of Lincoln Center."
Publisher: Manhattan Post Card Pub. Co., New York
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Picture: around Josie Robertson Plaza, left: David H. Koch Theater, middle: Metropolitan Opera House, right: David Geffen Hall, between Metropolitan Opera House and David Geffen Hall: Vivian Beaumont Theater and Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater|
Front Text: "New York - Lincoln Center"
Reverse Text: "New York - Lincoln Center"
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Size: 17.0 x 11.6 cm
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Picture: around Josie Robertson Plaza, foreground corner left: David H. Koch Theater, middle: Metropolitan Opera House, right: David Geffen Hall, background, between Metropolitan Opera House and David Geffen Hall: Vivian Beaumont Theater and Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater, background, behind David Geffen Hall: Juilliard School|
Reverse Text: "Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts - The World's largest Performing Arts Center - New York City"
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