Beat Street, hip-hop/graffiti movie, was filmed here.
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Beat Street, hip-hop/graffiti movie, was filmed here.

The Roxy roller rink was here, and there is a lot about its importance on the Web. The building was razed and a high rise is being built here. In June 1982, famous hip hop dances were held at the Roxy and continued for many years, and many music famous performers had shows here. The conclusion of the movie 'Beat Street,' a feature film based on the graffiti documentary 'Style Wars,' was filmed at the Roxy in '83, according to the New York Times Style Magazine, 4/22/18, at p. 48.

Publication date Jun 24, 2018
Property ID: 11167
Updated on: May 31, 2019

The Roxy roller rink was here, and there is a lot about its importance on the Web. The building was razed and a high rise is being built here. In June 1982, famous hip hop dances were held at the Roxy and continued for many years, and many music famous performers had shows here. The conclusion of the movie 'Beat Street,' a feature film based on the graffiti documentary 'Style Wars,' was filmed at the Roxy in '83, according to the New York Times Style Magazine, 4/22/18, at p. 48.

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Location:
515 West 18th Street , 515 West 18th Street , Former Site Roxy Roller Rink, New York, 10011, United States
Listing Category:
African American History Bars and Taverns, Night Clubs Concerts, Music Festivals Hip Hop, Rap Movies, Films, Cinema No Longer There Pop Culture Rock and Roll Rock Stars
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Virtual
Created Date:
06-24-2018
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plaquemaster
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