The Executive and Artistic Director of Carnegie Hall, beginning in July 2005, was Sir Clive Gillinson, formerly managing director of the London Symphony Orchestra.
Without a central repository, a significant portion of Carnegie Hall's documented history had been dispersed.
Carnegie Hall is one of the last large buildings in New York built entirely of masonry, without a steel frame.
During the twentieth century, Carnegie Hall was one of the world's premier performing arts venues, hosting the world's greatest musicians, singers, stage performers, and speakers.
Vast amounts of material, including over 12,000 programs, have been recovered, enabling the Archives to document much of Carnegie Hall's history.
Carnegie Hall has its own artistic programming, development, and marketing departments and presents about 100 performances each season.
From 1987 to 1989, a 60-floor office tower, named Carnegie Hall Tower, was completed next to the hall on the same block.
Carnegie Hall contains three distinct, separate concert halls: The Main Hall (Isaac Stern Auditorium), the Recital Hall (Zankel Hall), and the Chamber Music Hall (Weill Recital Hall).
New backstage space and banquet spaces, contained within the tower, connect with the main Carnegie Hall building.
In 1991, Carnegie Hall received The Hundred Year Association of New York's Gold Medal Award, "in recognition of outstanding contributions to the City of New York."
Carnegie Hall was the scene of musical and stage performances by the twentieth century's finest musicians, singers, and actors.
Carnegie Hall's main auditorium seats 2,804 on five levels.
Arthur Rubinstein was once approached in the street near Carnegie Hall, and asked, "Pardon me sir, but how do I get to Carnegie Hall?"
Carnegie Hall is a concert venue in Midtown Manhattan, in New York City, located at 881 Seventh Avenue, occupying the east stretch of Seventh Avenue between West 56th Street and West 57th Street.
By the mid-1960s, encouraged first by missionaries, then by the prospect of paid jobs and government services, and finally forced by hunger and required by police, all Canadian Inuit lived year-round in permanent settlements.
Carnegie Hall was designed in a Revivalist brick-and-brownstone Italian Renaissance style by William Tuthill, an amateur cellist who was a member of the board of the Oratorio Society of New York, along with Carnegie.