New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Koster and Bial's Music Hall
First Projected Moving Picture
On the night of April 23, 1896, on this site in Koster & Bial's Music Hall
Thomas A. Edison
with the "Vitascope"
First projected a moving picture
Erected 1938 by Motion Picture Industry.
Location. 40° 45.039′ N, 73° 59.367′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Touch for map. Marker is affixed to wall next to one of the 34th Street entrances of Macy's. Marker is at or near this postal address: 151 West 34th Street, New York NY 10001, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Charles James (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Giorgio Di Sant’Angelo (about 500 feet away); James Gordon Bennett Monument (about 500 feet away); Bonnie Cashin (about 600 feet away); Anne Klein (about 600 feet away); Macy's Department Store (about 700 feet away); Samuel Rea (about 700 feet away); Mainbocher (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
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