Corinthian Hall site

Corinthian Hall site

In today's downtown Rochester, Corinthian Street runs one short block from State Street and ends at a parking garage. On that site once stood Rochester's proudest public assembly hall, Corinthian Hall, for which the tiny street was named.

Corinthian Hall site

Corinthian Hall site

A view looking straight down Corinthian Street from State Street.

Corinthian Hall site

Corinthian Hall site

Such a lot of street sign for such a little street!

Corinthian Hall Exterior View

Corinthian Hall Exterior View

Period exterior view of Corinthian Hall.

Corinthian Hall Interior

Corinthian Hall Interior

Period interior view of a gala event, apparently a banquet, at Corinthian Hall. Note the Corinthian columns adorning the stage, which gave the building its original name.

1851 View Inside Corinthian Hall

1851 View Inside Corinthian Hall

Illustration of an 1851 banquet event inside Corinthian Hall.

Period Newspaper Ad

Period Newspaper Ad

This newspaper ad promotes Robert Green Ingersoll's lecture "The Liberty of Man, Woman, and Child," which he delivered at Corinthian Hall on January 11, 1878. Recovered from microform by Doug Schiffer.

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