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    I know this is stalled, but is this the way it might look upon completion???

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    The photo below is from the old Apollo Theater thread. If you compare the photo and the rendering, you would see that the 84-year-old Victoria Theater, third building to the East of Apollo, is not in the rendering. I guess it would be demolished if not already.

    Here is a quote from the thread I mentioned:
    Designed by the celebrated theater architect Thomas W. Lamb, the Victoria facade is ornamented with Ionic columns, anthemion leaves, lions' heads, rosettes and rhytons horn-shaped cups with animal heads. The Victoria is not a landmark but has been deemed eligible for the National Register of Historic Places, Mr. Adams [Michael Henry Adams, author of the forthcoming "Harlem Lost and Found, An Architectural and Social History: 1765-1915."] said. "It is the most architecturally distinguished theater to survive in central Harlem," he said. "It shouldn't be necessary to destroy what is special and unique about Harlem."

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    That's good they are keeping the original entrance and marquee...otherwise it looks good.

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    Any idea when this project will be completed?

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    Good to see that Harlem is coming back.

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