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The Hall Formerly Known As Avery Fisher Has A New Name

Barely four months after announcing The Hall Formerly Known As Avery Fisher (THFAAF) was up for naming rights dibs, the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts found a taker. According to an article by Robin Pogrebin in the 3/4/2015 edition of New York Times, the naming rights are going to cover approximately 1/5 of the half a billion dollar renovation. The individual picking up the tab is David Geffen, #195 in Forbes‘ big list of billionaires and the 68th wealthiest man in the US, and he doesn’t want his gift to go […]

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The Hall Formerly Known As Avery Fisher

The Lincoln Center finally released the names of the acoustician and theater designer firms, Akustiks and Fisher Dachs Associates, tasked with the massive Avery Fisher Hall renovation. The 11/13/2014 edition of the New York Times published an excellent article by Robin Pogrebin which reports that an actual design has yet to be determined and that naming rights for the renovated venue are up for grabs. The venue formerly known as Avery Fisher Hall is seeking a new namesake and is certainly a crown jewel of institutional and cultural naming rights; consequently, it […]

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