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Guide to the Maggie Hopp Photographs
 PR 342

New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024
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© 2011 New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Larry Weimer and Alison Barr

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Hopp, Maggie, (Margaret), b. 1945
Title: Maggie Hopp photographs
Dates: 1978-2010
Abstract: The collection includes photographs by Maggie Hopp (b. 1945), primarily of midtown and lower Manhattan in New York City from the late 1970s to the late 1990s. Many of the images depict the exteriors and interiors of theaters of 42nd Street and Times Square in the 1970s, often in a deteriorated condition, and the demolition or gut renovations of these buildings. Other images include exterior views of venues featuring sexually pornographic entertainment, views of lower and midtown Manhattan along the Hudson River waterfront, along 6th Avenue (Avenue of the Americas), of Creative Time’s 42nd Street Art Project of 1993-94, of the Luxor Baths, and of other aspects of the built environment at a transitional moment in New York’s real estate development.
Quantity: 33.5 Linear feet in 28 boxes
Call Phrase: PR 342