|Address||160 Convent Ave.|
|Location||New York City|
|Owner||City College of New York|
|Type||Performing arts center|
|Capacity||Marian Anderson Theatre: 750|
Theatre B: 250
Aaron Davis Hall is a performing arts center in Harlem, Manhattan, New York City.
Aaron Davis Hall was founded in 1979and is located on the campus of the City College of New York, between West 133rd and 135th Streets on Convent Avenue, one block east of Amsterdam Avenue. and is the northern extension of Morningside Avenue beginning at 127th Street.
In 2007, it was among over 530 New York City arts and social service institutions to receive part of a $20 million grant from the Carnegie Corporation, which was made possible through a donation by New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg.
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