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  • Just the name itself, Tin Pan Alley, makes me weak-kneed.

    "It's a noisy neighborhood, with trucks beeping as they back up amid street hawkers selling bootleg movies and knockoff perfumes. A century ago, the windows of music companies broadcast a cacophony of competing piano sounds that earned the area the nickname Tin Pan Alley, to describe what one journalist said sounded like pounding on tin pans."
    - Associated Press, 'Tin Pan Alley, birthplace of 'God Bless America,' under threat', cnn.com, 10 Nov 2008.

    November 11, 2008

  • An article about saving this historic block can be seen here.

    November 10, 2008