Water Street between Peck Slip and Beekman, NYC
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Legendary Apollo Theater, 125th Street, Harlem, New York City built in 1913. It started as a “Whites-only” burlesque house. By 1934 it was lavishly renovated, named Apollo and became the pre-eminent showplace of African-American talent. Since 1934, Monday night’s are still “Amateur Nights” showcasing new talent. Quoting Wikipedia: The Apollo launched the careers of Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, James Brown, Diana Ross & The Supremes, Gladys Knight & the Pips, The Jackson 5, Patti LaBelle,Marvin Gaye, Luther Vandross, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Ben E. King, Mariah Carey, The Isley Brothers, Lauryn Hill, Sarah Vaughan, Jazmine Sullivan, Ne-Yo, and many others. Since 1999 the theater has been owned by the City of New York.
Shot with an iphone4, processed in Apple Aperture