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Location:881 7th Ave New York, NY 10019

Contact:(212) 247-7800

Website:carnegiehall.org

For over a century, Carnegie Hall has been the place where distinctive artists of all stripes have come to make their names in New York City. This tradition of excellence has made Carnegie Hall an essential part of the city’s cultural fabric and the world’s most famous concert hall. 

 The location that Carnegie chose for the Music Hall was a short distance from Central Park, so far uptown it was considered suburban at best. But at least Damrosch would have his concert hall—and more. The plans called for a rectangular six-story structure, housing three performance spaces: the Main Hall (renamed Isaac Stern Auditorium / Ronald O. Perelman Stage in 2006), seating 2,800; the Recital Hall located below the Main Hall, seating 1,200 (now the location of the 600-seat Judy and Arthur Zankel Hall);