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Site of the Fillmore East (1968-1971)

 
 
Site of the Fillmore East (1968-1971) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, April 28, 2015
1. Site of the Fillmore East (1968-1971) Marker
Inscription.
Site of the Fillmore East (1968-1971)

Fans of live rock, folk, and blues music streamed through this entrance during the brief but memorable life of the Fillmore East. The great concert promoter Bill Graham brought The Who, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, the Grateful Dead, and many more into a concert hall beloved by artists and audiences alike for its intimacy, acoustics, and psychedelic light shows.

Placed by the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation
with the generous support of the Two Boots Foundation.
 
Erected by The Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation.
 
Location. 40° 43.658′ N, 73° 59.315′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Second Avenue and East 6th Street, on the left when traveling south on Second Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10003, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Fillmore East Theater (within shouting distance of this marker); Stuyvesant Polyclinic (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); General Slocum Disaster Centennial (about 400 feet

Site of the Fillmore East (1968-1971) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, October 11, 2018
2. Site of the Fillmore East (1968-1971) Marker
The marker is to the left of the entrance to the Apple Bank.
away); Ottendorfer Branch of the New York Public Library (about 600 feet away); 27 Cooper Sq. (about 700 feet away); New York Marble Cemetery (about 700 feet away); Hebrew Technical Institute (approx. 0.2 miles away); Stuyvesant – Fish House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. Fillmore East Closing Evening, June 27th, 1971 radio broadcast, WNEW FM 102.7 (Youtube, 2.5 hrs.). Closing night concert, includes sets by the Allman Brothers, The J. Giles Band, Edgar Winter's White Trash, Mountain, The Beach Boys.... (Submitted on October 11, 2018.) 

2. Fillmore East (Wikipedia). (Submitted on October 11, 2018.)
 
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The Fillmore East (1968-1971) image. Click for full size.
3. The Fillmore East (1968-1971)
The Apple Bank branch uses the former box office/entry lobby of the venue. The theatre itself in the rear left was demolished and replaced by an apartment building. Photo is from an extensive photohistory in the bank lobby.
Bill Grahams (sic) Way image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, October 11, 2018
4. Bill Grahams (sic) Way
Honorific street sign outside the venue, mispunctuation and all.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 11, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 11, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Last updated on October 11, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 11, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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