3. Hammerstein’s New York Theatre Company in Times Square, Demolished

Hammerstein New York Theatre Company-Lyric-Times Square Demolished-NYCImage via Library of Congress, featured in Broadway

The New York Theatre Company building on Broadway between 44th and 45th Street was built by Oscar Hammerstein in 1894 as the Lyric Theatre. The large building included a roof garden, billiard room, concert hall, music hall and a theater. Demolished in 1935, it has also been known as the Olympia and the Criterion.

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