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 April 03, 2017
Sherrill: Silver City (nickname)

Entry in progress—B.P.

Wikipedia: Sherrill, New York
Sherrill is a city in Oneida County, New York, United States. With a population of 3,071 (2010 census), it is the least populous city in the state. Sherrill is located at the western end of the Town of Vernon on Route 5. Sherrill is referred to as The Silver City.

NYup.com
What’s in a name? 14 cool nicknames for Upstate New York towns, cities
By Chuck D’Imperio | Contributing writer
Updated March 27, 2017
Posted March 27, 2017
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Sherrill: “Silver City”
For many years, this city was the leading maker of silver tableware in the U.S. Oneida Limited was founded here in 1880 by John Humphrey Noyes. In a reversal of the city of Cortland (also on this list), Sherrill, with a population of about 3,100, is certified as the smallest city in New York State.

Posted by Barry Popik
Nicknames of Other PlacesNew York State • Monday, April 03, 2017 • Permalink