New York tavern of Central Park - bankrupt

The interior of the famous New York restaurant "The Tavern on the Green" put up for auction. Thousands of items, including crystal chandeliers, paintings and utensils were offered for sale January 13, 2010 after the closing of the famous restaurant in Central Park because of the fact that its operator went bankrupt. The auction will last until January 16.

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1) The restaurant is located in Central Park New York Central Park West and West 67th Street in Manhattan 'S Upper West Side. Initially it was located Sheepfold, designed by Calvert Vaux in 1870. Then in 1934 it was transformed into a restaurant as a place of rest in the park. (AFP)






2) Since 1934, the restaurant became manager of the city Department of New York. In 1943, Arnold Shleifer and his nephew, Arthur Schleifer and Julius Berman won the contract to work at the restaurant. (AFP)




3) At this time, expanded dance floor and trees decorated with lights. (AFP)




4) The menu developed an elegant and accessible to the population of the city. (AFP)




5) In 1962, the tavern was sold in the restaurant association. (AFP)




6) In 1974, Warner LeRoy rented a restaurant and resumed its work in 1976, spending $ 10 million on its renovation. After the death of Le Roy in 2001, they drove his daughter, Jennifer Oz LeRoy. (AFP)



7) Tavern frequented by well-known actors, musicians, politicians, writers. Regular visitors are former New York City Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia, actress Grace Kelly and Fay Wray and many other guests. (AP Photo / Tavern on the Green)



8) In the tavern, the wedding of a few famous Americans, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Robert Olen Butler and directed by Walter Hill. (Mario Tama / Getty Images)



9) At the end of the 1970s we have come here to celebrate, and the birth of children. (Chris Hondros / Getty Images)



10) In May 2008, Westfield Group has announced plans to open a second restaurant on 40,000 square feet (3700 square meters) is located in a shopping center Metreon in downtown San Francisco, California, in the summer of 2009. (AP Photo / Tina Fineberg)



11) The plans have not been implemented on the state of affairs at the end of 2009. (Mario Tama / Getty Images)



12) In June 2008, the tavern has agreed to pay $ 2, 2 million. For the settlement of sexual and racial discrimination lawsuit against Equal Employment Opportunity Commission about the "widespread harassment" of employees rectorana. (Chris Hondros / Getty Images)



13) August 28, 2009 in New York City Department of Parks and Recreation has announced that refuses to renew the license of the restaurant, giving him instead a marina Central Park. Management Lera was forced to stop work places until January 1, 2010. (Mario Tama / Getty Images)



14) In September 2009, a restaurant sued bankruptcy petition with reference to the national financial crisis and what has been lost license to a tavern. (Mario Tama / Getty Images)



15) The rights to the name of the restaurant was an additional source of contention between the LeRoys and New York in the arbitration court in October 2009. LeRoys claimed that the trademark is their property. (Mario Tama / Getty Images)



16) At the same time it is worth noting that the brand was valued at $ 19 million. (AFP)



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