Martin Beck Theater Interior

STATUS Designated Interior Landmark

302-314 West 45th Street

ARCHITECT: C. Albert Lansburgh

DATE: 1923-24

STYLE: Byzantine

Byzantine Manhattan Midtown West

The exotic design of Martin Beck Theater, or Al Hirschfeld Theater, is based on Byzantine motifs, making the Beck architecturally unique among the Broadway theaters. Among the most notable design features of the interior are a triple-domed lobby with murals, and an auditorium with spiral-ribbed proscenium arch and fan vaults. Its exotic painted domed ceiling is the work of Albert Herter, a noted American muralist.

STATUS Designated Interior Landmark

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