Now the Brooklyn Academy of Music's Harvey Theater, the Majestic "was built in 1904 as a legitimate theater, and spent many years as a movie theater and church before being abandoned in 1968. It was reclaimed by the Brooklyn Academy [in 1987], and reopened [that] October after a seven-month, $5 million renovation that intentionally left plaster exposed, paint crumbling and the theater in a state of studied ruin."
Opened in 1897, this warehouse complex was once much slimmer. It was then expanded in stages, reaching its current size by 1915.
For a deeper appreciation of this ridiculous name, check out the former occupant of this storefront.
From its storefront tenants to its architectural frills, this building is all about appearances.
As "The Newspaper of Torah Jewry", Hamodia's slogan is:
A newspaper upstanding enough to bring home [e.g., photos of women — or even their shoes, apparently — are forbidden] and outstanding enough to bring anywhere
But do they have meat plans?
Under construction, as always