A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006. Now a Popeye's fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from October 03, 2004
Museum Mile
"Museum Mile" along Fifth Avenue contains the following:

El Museo del Barrio at 104th Street
Museum of the City of New York at 103rd Street
International Center of Photography at 94th Street
Jewish Museum at 92nd Street
Cooper-Hewitt National Museum of Design at 91st Street
National Academy Museum and School of Fine Arts at 89th Street
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum at 88th Street
Metropolitan Museum of Art from 82nd to 86th Streets
Goethe House German Cultural Center at 82nd Street


21 June 1979, New York Times, pg. 11:
"Immovable Objects III, Urban Open Spaces" will be launched Tuesday as part of the "Museum Mile" street festival, which will close off Fifth Avenue from 82d to 105th Streets from 7 to 9 P.M.

27 June 1979, New York Times, pg. C30:
New Drive Promoting 5th Ave.'s "Museum Mile"

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