Elizabeth Sargent

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  • In this photo taken July 21, 2010, studio spaces for artists, with windows built to let in the favored northern light, are being gutted for renovation at Carnegie Hall in New York. The century-old red brick towers that rise above Carnegie Hall once occupied by Marlon Brando and Leonard Bernstein will be turned into new rehearsal space and offices _ after a bitter, years-long battle to save the studios philanthropist Andrew Carnegie had created for active artists. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

    Last Carnegie Hall resident forced out of towers

    All of her neighbors are gone, forced out. Now Elizabeth Sargent, the last holdout tenant of Carnegie Hall's towers, is preparing to leave the affordable studios that for more than a century housed some of America's most brilliant creative artists.


  • Scaffolding rings Carnegie Hall in New York as the century-old red brick towers that once occupied by Marlon Brando and Leonard Bernstein are turned into new rehearsal space and offices. Residents lost a bitter years-long battle to save the studios that philanthropist Andrew Carnegie created for active artists. (Associated Press)

    Carnegie Hall towers cleared for renovation

    Red scaffolding surrounds Carnegie Hall as the city-owned towers are being gutted this summer in a $200 million renovation that includes adding a youth music program.


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