Cities: Skylines

Cities: Skylines

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Foxwoods theater
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Mar 3, 2016 @ 11:01am
Mar 8, 2016 @ 10:04am
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Foxwoods theater

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42nd street district
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About the model
This is a cutesk small theater, it's part of my 42nd street series. The facade gave me some headaches, because there are no clear pictures of it. So it's mainly photoshopped together. Model is very light, but has a very distinctive shape.

This model has about 570 tris and a 1024x512 texture, with a diffuse, shadow, normal, illumination and specularmap.This model has a custom LoD, which is about 36 tris with a 256x128 texture, with a diffuse, specular and illumination map.

About the building
This is based of the 43rd street facade of the Apollo theater.

The Apollo was built in 1920 by the Selwyn Brothers as one of a pair of theatres designed by Eugene De Rosa with a unified facade on West 42nd Street incorporating both theatres' entrances. The other, called the Times Square Theatre, occupied the rest of the 42nd Street frontage, while the Apollo was behind it, on 43rd Street. To the east of them stood the Lyric Theatre. The Apollo was initially a musical theatre venue for such works as the Gershwin musical Strike Up the Band and George White's Scandals. As in many other playhouses of the 1920s, movies often played the Apollo during its run as a "legitimate" house; in 1922, for example, Silver Wings, Around the World With Burton Holmes, and two D. W. Griffith films, Orphans of the Storm and One Exciting Night, had engagements.

By the early 1930s the Apollo had been turned into a film venue exclusively. It returned to serving as a theatre in the late 1970s, but this venture failed and the Apollo ended its existence as a night club. The building was neglected, fell into disrepair, and was condemned. In 1990 it was among the 42nd Street theatres repossessed by the City and State of New York and in 1992 came under the protection of the New 42nd Street organization. It was demolished in 1996.

Some of the theatre's architectural features, including the Proscenium arch, which were protected by landmark status, were removed and later incorporated into the Ford Center for the Performing Arts, now the Lyric Theatre, which was built on the sites of the Apollo and former Lyric.

- Wasn't happy with the window illumination, so I changed it to something more festive. Check the last result screenshot for the result.
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saintkhawnan Jan 30 @ 5:38pm 
Beautiful buildings! Thanks for putting so much work into blessing the CS community! Double blessings to you!
woody4077 Aug 31, 2017 @ 5:33pm 
then i'd suggest you update the description to say that is one a is a "different" apollo theater from the one in harlem because when most people think of "apollo theater" they think of the one in harlem
Darf  [author] Aug 31, 2017 @ 2:30am 
Well according to this article: it was. This theatre is now part of the Lyric complex and it was renamed a few times. The apollo theatre in Harlem was always named that way.
woody4077 Aug 30, 2017 @ 4:12pm 
ok this description is WILDLY INACCURATE the apollo theater was NEVER located on 42nd or 43rd streets, it location has ALWAYS been on 125th st in the harlem section of NYC
manu Jun 11, 2016 @ 9:06am 
@Darf, could you please upload the following also to the steam?
[BA] Scar May 22, 2016 @ 10:29pm 
ah a 1900's building :D
Viper333 Mar 8, 2016 @ 10:14pm 
Super Sache
scoobyfelix Mar 8, 2016 @ 3:21pm 
mistahlova Mar 8, 2016 @ 5:45am 
Cool, thanks!
Darf  [author] Mar 8, 2016 @ 4:47am 
There is a High commercial version available on the Stex: