Stories & People

History of Lincoln Square, 1700 – 2000
Neighborhood History
INTRODUCTION The name “Lincoln Square” has defined the neighborhood surrounding the intersection of Broadway and Columbus Avenue since the early 1800’s.  Although in the beginning the name was given only to the small triangle of land now known as Richard Tucker Park, it came to represent the entire district by the turn of the century.  It has held ...
Meet Evelyn Negron
Innovation Luggage Store Manager
Up on the corner of Broadway and West 68th Street sits a specialty luggage shop that really knows bags, brands, and carry-on rules. A great store for all things baggage related, Innovation Luggage offers a large selection of suitcases, travel bags, purses, backpacks, and more, and has a long history as a retailer in New York City. Inside of Innovation Luggage at 2001 ...
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
NEIGHBORHOOD STAPLE
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, the largest and most ambitious performing arts complex in the world, grew out of an unprecedented public, private and artistic partnership that began in 1955 after the Lincoln Square area was designated for urban renewal. On May 14, 1959, President Dwight D. Eisenhower broke ground for Lincoln Center. During construction parts of the ...