A group of businessmen are standing in the Tappan Zee Bank Lobby. In the center and slightly in front of the others is Frank Raso, the builder of the bank. The Tappan Zee Bank was located at the corner of Franklin and Main Streets.
In 1989, the lobby and ticket booth of the Tappan Zee Playhouse were in better shape than the auditorium. Much of the original detailing is visible: columns, mirrors, light fixtures, and plaster garlands and festoons.
When this picture was taken, no Tappan Zee Playhouse tickets had been sold for at least ten years. In the sixties and seventies, however, the playhouse was used for summer stock. The Nyack Library has some of the playbills from that era.
The ticket booth of the Tappan Zee Playhouse could be ready to sell tickets, but the ceiling has been removed and the interior - the auditorium - is in ruins. Attempts to save and restore the building failed.
The entrance lobby of Suffern's Lafayette Theatre has two cascading chandeliers and a tiled floor. Eugene De Rosa was the architect. This picture appeared in "American Theatres Today", published in 1977.
Little has changed about the Nyack Post Office building since its construction in 1933. Built of brick and stone, it has a simple frieze over the front entrance and two large globe lamps on the either side of the steep stairway. The front windows...
People in the main lobby of Vassar Brothers Hospital. Two men talking on the couch at right. Two women walking down the stairs at center. A woman sitting in a chair by the stairs. A woman pacing. A woman sitting in a chair at left.