Theater District in Manhattan in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Town Hall
has been designated a
National Historic Landmark
This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America.
Built in 1921 by the League for Political Education, the Town Hall was home to NBC’s program “America’s Town Hall meeting of the Air” during the Golden Age of radio. The broadcast, with its use of audience participation, promised to democratize civic discourse and education.
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Communications. A significant historical year for this entry is 1921.
Location. 40° 45.361′ N, 73° 59.074′ W. Marker is in Manhattan, New York, in New York County. It is in the Theater District. Marker is on West 43rd Street west of Sixth Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 123 W 43rd St, New York NY 10036, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Town Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); The Lambs Club Knickerbocker Hotel (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Birthplace of Eugene O'Neill (about 500 feet away); Medal of Honor Recipients (about 500 feet away); Our Story (about 600 feet away); 5 Fun facts about Wafels and dinges (about 600 feet away); About them Belgians and their Wafels! (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manhattan.
Also see . . .
1. The Town Hall (New York City). Wikipedia entry (Submitted on November 1, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
2. Inside The Town Hall, a Times Square Theater Founded by Suffragists. Untapped New York entry (Submitted on November 1, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2023. It was originally submitted on November 1, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 74 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 1, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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