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How a 7,000-Ton Broadway Theater Was Hoisted 30 Feet

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The Palace Theater, a home for Broadway shows that was designed by the architectural firm Kirchhoff & Rose in the Beaux-Arts style, is a protected landmark. Developers had to devise a plan to raise it three stories in their effort to add more retail space. The project was full of risks, from possible damage to the ornate interior to the chance that the entire theater would crash to earth.
1 month ago·New York, United States

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How a 7,000-Ton Broadway Theater Was Hoisted 30 Feet

The Beaux-Arts interior of the Palace Theater is a protected landmark, so developers had to devise a plan to raise it three stories in their effort to add more retail space.

1 month ago·New York, United States
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