That was 49 E 52nd (or "49"). The lacquers were stored in steel racks (and
not very carefuly, either!). At one point, they were shipped to IMAR but
came back to 49 until they moved to 460 W 54th. Now, they are in storage in
On Thu, Oct 18, 2012 at 12:51 PM, Steven Smolian <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hey Doug,
> I rember working in one where the lacquers were in the basement on E 52d?
> St. I remember it was east. I think it was referred to as the engineering
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> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Brunswick - Columbia - A&R at 799 Seventh Avenue,
> Columbia's studio operations were never consolidated at the 30th Street
> They went from 799 Seventh to the former CBS radio studios at 49 W 52nd
> Street at some point in the 1950's (I think). I remember Seeing Arthur
> Godfrey in the elevator in 1969.
> BTW, the photo to the left of the one of Ed Michalski shows the back of
> Plaut's head.
> > As I understand it, and again I might be wrong about this, Columbia
> > used the Seventh Avenue location both before and during the time they
> > owned the famous 30th Street "Church" studio, eventually consolidating
> their NYC studio operations at 30th Street.
> Doug Pomeroy
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