David Geffen Hall, designed by the American architect Max Abramovitz, was founded in 1962 and is the oldest symphony orchestra in the United States.
After a huge donation by Avery Fisher, it was renamed Avery Fisher Hall - the donation was of $10.5 million!!!
His philosophy was to give back to the world what music had given to him.
"Beginning in 1842, the New York Philharmonic’s historic collections are some of the longest running, most comprehensive Archives in the world of performing arts. An early tradition of documenting all activities began even before the first concert and continues today.
The Philharmonic Archives is located in the Rose Building at Lincoln Center, and welcomes researchers by appointment only. To visit, please contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org. Office hours are 10am - 5pm, Monday through Friday."
Address: David Geffen Hall, 10 Lincoln Center Plaza
Credits: Courtesy of NY Philharmonic and Chris Lee