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Preservationists and developers duked it out this week over the proposed expansion of a historic district in NoMad. While community members extolled the virtues of the area’s elaborate architecture, Steve Meringoff said the area was full of rinky-dink businesses and dilapidated structures. Test your NoMad know-how with our quiz!
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Question 1 of 5
Last year, the distinctive Gershwin Hotel at 7 East 27th Street was renamed The Evelyn. After whom was it named?Correct
You got it!Incorrect
Tricked you! Evelyn Nesbit was a sexy chorus girl in the early 1900s.
Question 2 of 5
The expanded historic district would include Tin Pan Alley, the stretch of West 28th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues that was once a music industry hub. Which of these songs was composed there?Correct
Incorrect. “Happy Days Are Here Again,” performed by Leo Reisman, was composed there.
Question 3 of 5
No, sorry. Ziel Feldman’s HFZ Capital is correct.
Question 4 of 5
In what year did the Landmarks Preservation Commission designate the original Madison Square North Historic District?Correct
You go, girl!Incorrect
Not quite. The correct answer is 2001.
Question 5 of 5
Which recently closed NYC attraction will be relocating to NoMad after its former home was demolished?Correct
Yessir! Rizzoli Bookstore will be moving to 1133 Broadway.Incorrect
Nope. The correct answer is Rizzoli Bookstore, which will open at 1133 Broadway.