Sullivan Street Playhouse
The Fantasticks, the world's longest-running musical,
played here from May 3, 1960 until January
13, 2002, for a total of 17,162 performances.
I was able to see the actress who starred
in my high school production,
play here in 1990. The theater has since
been torn down.
In 1935, this was the address of John and
Alan Lomax, father-and-son musicologists who
Leadbelly a place to sleep here after
he got out of prison in Louisiana.
177: Future mayor Fiorello LaGuardia was
born here December 11, 1882; he lived here until he was three. The
building collapsed in 1987 while being renovated, killing a 13-month-old baby.
169: The Sullivan Diner is in this
1895 building; Was NL, Manhattan's only Dutch restaurant.
The XR bar is on the Houston side.