New York Lincoln Center


Lincoln Center, also known as Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts covers an area of 16.3 acre. It is located in the Lincoln Square neighborhood in New York.

History

Lincoln Center was built as a result of a suggestion of John D. Rockefeller III. Under the guidance of John D. Rockefeller III, Lincoln Center’s construction comes to a completion. It was one of the construction projects in the Lincoln Square Renewal Project. The Lincoln Square Renewal Project is led by Robert Moses. It took about 10 years to finish the construction. In order to build Lincoln Center, seventeen blocks of apartments are demolished. The demolition of the buildings forced seven thousand families to relocate to a new location.

Rockefeller helped to raise more than $92 million to build the Lincoln Center. He became the president of Lincoln Center between 1956 – 1961.

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Some of the architects involved in building the project include Max Abramovitx and Wallace Harrison. Avery Fisher Hall was present at the opening of the Lincoln center. The Lincoln center was officially opened in 1962.

The Buildings

Alice Tully Hall can seat up to 1095 people. It is located inside the Julliard School building. Alice Tully Jall is home to the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. Alice Tully Hall is open from Monday–Saturday. The opening hours for Alice Tully Hall is10–6 on Saturday. On Sunday, it is open from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Most of the exhibitions are open from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. To find out information about Alice Tully Hall, you can call 212-671-4050.

Avery Fisher Hall offers up to 2738 seat. It is home to the New York Philharmonic. Previously, Avery Fisher Hall is called Philharmonic Hall. Avery Fisher Hall is open from Monday–Saturday. The opening hours for Avery Fisher Hall is10–6 on Saturday. On Sunday, it is open from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Most of the exhibitions are open from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. To find out information about Avery Fisher Hall, you can call 212-875-5030.

The Metropolitan Opera House offers 3900 seats in the opera house. It is home to the Metropolitan Opera. The Metropolitan Opera House was bulldozed in 1883. However, it was rebuilt in 1883.

David H. Kock Theater can seat 2713 audiences. It is previously called New York Theater. It is home to the New York City Ballet and New York City Opera. Most of the broadway musicals are conducted at the David H. Kock Theatre. David H. Koch Theater is open from Monday–Sunday. The opening hours for David H. Koch Theater are 10am–8:30pm from Tuesday to Saturday. On Sunday, it is open from 11:30am–7:30pm. The theater is open from 10am–8:30pm on Saturday. To find out information about David H. Koch Theater, you can call 212-870-5575.

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Frederick P. Rose Hall is open from Monday–Sunday. The opening hours for Frederick P. Rose Hall are 10am–6:00pm from Monday to Saturday. On Sunday, it is open from 12 pm–6:00pm on Saturday.

The Juilliard School is open from Monday–Friday. The opening hour of Juilliard School is from 11am–6pm. To find out more information, you can call 212-769-7406.

Vivian Beaumont Theater is a Broadway theater. It can seat approximately 1080 audiences. It had been opened since 1985. It is the primary stage in the Lincoln Center. From 1965 to 1973, Vivian Beaumont Theater is being used by The Repertory Theater of Lincoln Center. From 1973 to 1977, the New York Shakespeare Festival occupied the Vivian Beaumont Theater. Vivian Beaumont Theater and Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater are open from Monday–Saturday. The opening hours for Vivian Beaumont Theater and Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater are 10am–8pm. On Sunday, the Vivian Beaumont Theater and Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater are open from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. To purchase ticket to watch the performance, you can call 212-362-7600.

Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater offers 299 seat. It is previously called the Forum. Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater is under the management of the Lincoln Center Theater. It is frequently used to host off broadway style musical shows. Metropolitan Opera House is open from Monday–Saturday. The opening hour of Metropolitan Opera House is10am–8pm. On Sunday, the Metropolitan Opera House is open from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. If you are interested in Metropolitan Opera House, you can call 212-362-6000.

The Walter Reade Theater can seat up to 268 audiences. The movie theater was established by the Film Society of Lincoln Center. The most prominent feature in the Walter Reade Theater is the elevated platform. The platform hosts discussion for the post screening filmmaker. Walter Reade Theater is open daily from 12:30pm until 15 minutes after the last screening or performance. To find out more information about Water Reade Theater, you can call 212-875-5600.

Jazz at Lincoln Center is situated at a different building from Lincoln Center. It is situated in the Frederick P. Rose Hall complex. The facilities that can be found at Jazz at Lincoln Center include The Allen Room, Rose theater and Irene Diamond Education Center. The Allen Room offers a 508 seat amphitheater.  The glass wall in the Allen Room is 50 foot high. The glass wall is faced toward the Central Park. Rose Theater offers a 1094 seat concert hall. Rose Theater is normally used for perming jazz music. Irene Diamond Education Center is used as a room for rehearsing the classical music performance.

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Performances at Lincoln Center

Lincoln Center hosts high not opera performance in the afternoon. The Mostly Mozart Festival is an all time favorite at the Lincoln Center.

Visiting Lincoln Center

Lincoln Center is accessible through bus, and car. You can purchase the entrance ticket from the ticket booth at the Lincoln Center. Alternatively, you can also purchase the ticket from the Lincoln Center site.

Tourists have the opportunity to participate in wide range of tours at the Lincoln Center. Different types of tours have different themes. The themes of the Lincoln Center guided tours include history, performance, and architecture. The guided tour is finished within 1 hour. The ticket for the guided tour is $12.50 per adult. Lincoln Center offers discount for seniors, students and kids.

There are four restaurants housed in the Lincoln Center. Café Vienna is a restaurant located in the Avery Fisher Hall. The Grand Tier Restaurant is situated at the Metropolitan Opera House. The restaurants are only open for a few hours. The opening hours are based on the performances hosted at the Lincoln Center. Shops are available at the Lincoln Center. Some of the shops at the Lincoln Center complex include Julliard School bookstore, and The Performing Arts Shop. If you want to buy souvenir, you can purchase it at the Avery Fisher Hall souvenir store.

Lincoln Center is fully equipped with disabled facilities. The Department of Program and Services for People with Disabilities (PSPD) ensures that disabled people can explore the exhibition in the building safely. The PSPD effort had helped to improve the accessibility facilities at the museum. Many volunteers have contributed their effort the museum user friendly for the handicapped people.  To learn more about Lincoln Center, you can call 212-875-5000.

Contact Details

Address: 70 Lincoln Center Plaza, 9th Floor,New York, NY 10023

Phone Number: General Administration: 212.875.5000

Email: customerservice@lincolncenter.org

URL: www.lincolncenter.org

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