[VIDEO] Learn How New York City Cultural Icon Carnegie Hall Nearly Shut Down in the 1950s

Imagine walking up to the corner of 57th Street and Seventh Avenue in Manhattan and finding an office building instead of the world’s most famous concert hall. The 1960s nearly spelled the end of Carnegie Hall. Director of Archives and Rose Museum, Gino Francesconi, talks about how Carnegie Hall was saved.

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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