Music: In a Big Way

Largest, most pretentious of Manhattan's projected business-&-pleasure domes will be Metropolitan Square ("Radio City"), planned by John Davison Rockefeller Jr., National Broadcasting Co., Radio Corp. of America and Radio-Keith-Orpheum (TIME, May 18 et ante). Chastely splendorous, it will occupy most of three midtown blocks which by last week had been divested of their last tenants—lean alley-cats and stubborn bartenders—and reduced to a great expanse of rock and rubble. Excavation was begun for the first building, an enormous "International Music Hall" which will cost $7,000,000 World's largest in capacity, it will seat some...

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