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Published by Simon and Schuster in New York .
Written in English


  • New York (City). Madison Square Garden -- History.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Joseph Durso.
LC ClassificationsGV416.N485 D87
The Physical Object
Pagination254 p., [9] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4411168M
ISBN 100671244256
LC Control Number79014687

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The Garden is now nearly 50 years old, making it one of the oldest sporting venues used in professional sports, but the current arena was not the first Madison Square Garden, and the area has a history as an entertainment center dating back to the 19th century/5(9). Madison Square Garden, years of history by Joseph Durso, , Simon and Schuster edition, in EnglishWritten: Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Durso, Joseph. Madison Square Garden, years of history. New York: Simon and Schuster, © Since it first opened its doors in , Madison Square Garden has been a celebrated center of New York life. Named “Coolest Arena” in the United States by Rolling Stone and “Venue of the Decade” by Billboard, Madison Square Garden has come to epitomize live sports and entertainment to people around the world, with an appearance at The World’s Most Famous Arena often representing a.

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