RootsWeb's WorldConnect Project: Ancestors of the HUDSON VALLEY: Links to the Past

RootsWeb's WorldConnect Project: Ancestors of the HUDSON VALLEY: Links to the Past

New Amsterdam 1660 when it was under Dutch rule. Later to become New York under British rule. Biddy Craft

New Amsterdam 1660 when it was under Dutch rule. Later to become New York under British rule. Biddy Craft

Director-General+of+New+Netherland | Nieuw-Amsterdam, NY – Career Training USA

Director-General+of+New+Netherland | Nieuw-Amsterdam, NY – Career Training USA

The New Amsterdam on West 42nd Street, designed by Henry Herts and Hugh Tallant in 1903 as one of the first buildings with an Art Nouveau interior in the US, and renovated by Disney nearly a century later, is "either one of the most gorgeous or one of the gaudiest theaters" on Broadway, said recommender Geoffrey Greene.

The New Amsterdam on West 42nd Street, designed by Henry Herts and Hugh Tallant in 1903 as one of the first buildings with an Art Nouveau interior in the US, and renovated by Disney nearly a century later, is "either one of the most gorgeous or one of the gaudiest theaters" on Broadway, said recommender Geoffrey Greene.

This Art Nouveau newel post is at the bottom of the staircase in the New Amsterdam Theatre, New York, designed by the Norwegian architect Thorbjorn Bassoe and made by the Perth Amboy Terra Cotta Co. of New Jersey in 1902-03.

This Art Nouveau newel post is at the bottom of the staircase in the New Amsterdam Theatre, New York, designed by the Norwegian architect Thorbjorn Bassoe and made by the Perth Amboy Terra Cotta Co. of New Jersey in 1902-03.

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