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  Hippodrome - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Greek hippodrome was usually set out on the slope of a hill, and the ground taken from one side served to form the embankment on the other side.
One end of the hippodrome was semicircular, and the other end square with an extensive portico, in front of which, at a lower level, were the stalls for the horses and chariots.
One of the largest and most famous ancient hippodromes was the Hippodrome of Constantinople, built between AD 203 and 330.
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Located on the water route between the Mediterranean and the Black Sea, and at the intersection of Asia and Europe, Constantinople was at the center of the changing geopolitical, economic, and religious life of the empire.
This photograph of the Hippodrome, taken in the mid to late nineteenth century, shows the location of the Serpentine Column in a setting that is very unlike Bartlett's drawing.
What remains at the site of the Hippodrome is an unattractive, serpentine stump; an oddity whose history elevates it to the position of one of the western world's great artifacts.
www.helleniccomserve.com /hippodrome.html   (1996 words)

 Republic of Turkey, Ministry of Culture - The Hippodrome and the Monuments   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In the Byzantine period the hippodrome was the centre of all activity.
To put it in a nutshell, the hippodrome was where,the inhabitants of the city flocked and mingled in a huge crowd.
The Hippodrome,  the construction of which had been started by Septimius Severus during the Roman period, when the city was being founded, was located in the present-day At Meydanı (which means "hippodrome" in Turkish).
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 Hippodrome Paris, France - Hippodrome Group Booking Reservation Meetings Meeting Planning Weddings Wedding ...
The Hippodrome is the perfect place to hold a corporate event such as; team building, sales meetings, board of director meetings, or just corporate hospitality.
Weddings at the Hippodrome with their facilities, guest rooms and experienced wedding and group management staff, are magnificent.
A Hippodrome wedding reception is a party where guests come to celebrate the marriage of the bride and groom.
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 Hippodrome Theater   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Officially opened 15 February 1915, the Hippodrome Theater at the southwest corner of Eighth and Ohio streets was referred to by New York vaudeville barons as "a magnificent temple of amusement."
Until 1948 the Hippodrome was the home of the Community Theater of Terre Haute and the theater was used for legitimate stage performances and special events.
In December 1956 the former Hippodrome was acquired by the Scottish Rite, which opened it's Cathedral and Museum in 1957.
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 HYBRIDtext: TIMES² - page 6 - The New York Hippodrome
In 1905 the Hippodrome on Sixth Avenue between 43d and 44th street is built, only one block away from the newly named Times Square.
Construction of the Hippodrome was completed in 10 months, another record-breaking achievement, made possible by the fact that the construction company was owned by one of the financial backers.
The concept of the Hippodrome was also inspired by the fairly new department store, which had begun to increasingly dominate the face of urban retailing at the turn of the century.
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 Turkish Odyssey/Places of Interest/Marmara/Highlights of Ist.
The original building of the Hippodrome was built by the Roman Emperor Septimus Severus in 203 AD when he rebuilt Byzantium.
During the Byzantine period, the Hagia Sophia was the religious center, a place which belonged to God; the palace belonged to the emperor; and the hippodrome was the civil center for the people.
The hippodrome was destroyed and plundered in 1204 by the Crusaders.
www.turkishodyssey.com /places/marmara/marmara2.htm   (5997 words)

 North Augusta Hippodrome Equine Facility
The Hippodrome located in North Augusta, SC has played host to some of the largest equestrian events in the Southeast.
It is well within reason that the Hippodrome can serve a general population of 11 million with it’s 2.5 hour proximity from several major cities, like Charlotte, NC and Atlanta, GA to name a few, making it the perfect destination for hosting large scale productions.
The Hippodrome’s proximity to the Augusta Civic Center makes it the ideal staging center for many large productions – parades, circus events and other major events that may require multiple staging areas.
www.northaugustahippodrome.com   (273 words)

 The Hippodrome Theatre: South Florida Sun-Sentinel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A newly restored Hippodrome Theatre complex is a bridge to both a glorious past and a hopeful future.
Admission was free yesterday as Baltimore's reawakening Hippodrome opened to the public for the first time since the 1914-era stage went dark in 1990.
Hippodrome: As the vision for the performing arts center nears completion, a crew works to restore the building to its former glory.
www.sun-sentinel.com /sports/bal-artslife-hippodrome,0,4832764.special   (671 words)

 Today in History: August 16
Built in 1905 with a seating capacity of 5,200, for a time the Hippodrome was the largest and most successful theater in New York.
The Hippodrome featured lavish spectacles complete with circus animals, diving horses, opulent sets, and 500-member choruses.
The most popular vaudeville artists of the day, including illusionist Harry Houdini, performed at the Hippodrome during its heyday.
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 The Hippodrome Square   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Hippodrome was the heart of the civil activities.
The Hippodrome continued to serve as primarily a sports center as well as a gathering place of the people for centuries during the Byzantium Era.
The obelisk is made of pink granit and it depicts Praraoh Tutmosis III with Sun God Amon Ra.
www.guideistanbul.net /hipodrom.htm   (333 words)

 Hippodrome Foundation: Presenting the best of local and national live theatre to Baltimore
Hippodrome Foundation: Presenting the best of local and national live theatre to Baltimore
In 1976, a non-profit organization was established to meet the growing demands for Broadway Theatre in Baltimore.
Today, as the Hippodrome Foundation, Inc., the organization continues the tradition of presenting the best of local and national live theatre to Baltimore audiences.
www.hippodromefoundation.org   (54 words)

 Gladiators battle in revived games at Jordan's Roman-ruin hippodrome
The cheering audience issues a thumbs up or down for the victor and suddenly they are regaled with the thunderous clap of horse-drawn chariots circling the hippodrome.
Chariot races are planned to begin later this month, with competitors running seven laps around the hippodrome, decked out in red, white, blue and green streamers.
The largely restored hippodrome, or "Circus Gerasa," has a high stone structure seating 15,000 spectators on stone bleachers.
www.azcentral.com /arizonarepublic/local/articles/0703gladiators03.html   (497 words)

 Eastbourne Theatres - Royal Hippodrome Theatre
The Royal Hippodrome was the home of Music Hall in Eastbourne for many years and has the longest running summer show in Britain.
The Royal Hippodrome is owned by Eastbourne Borough Council but unlike the other theatres is run by a separate production company - Matthews Productions (www.babbacombe-theatre.com).
The Hippodrome has a seating capacity of 643, a fully licensed bar upstairs plus coffee bar on the ground floor.
www.eastbourne-theatres.co.uk /hippodrome.asp   (156 words)

 Alzer Hotel Istanbul, istanbul hotels, travel istanbul, hotel in sultanahmet, istanbul   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Alzer Hotel is the only hotel located at the center of Sultanahmet’s historical hippodrome where the cultures and religions meet.
Hippodrome was built by the Roman Emperor Septimius Severus in 203 A.D. The hippodrome was a stadium which served as a meeting place for the politicians, for chariot races, wrestling, boxing, and other athletic activities that took place.
The arena was over 400 meters long and 120 meters wide, In the fourth century the spectator capacity was increased to 100,000.
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 Hippodrome.org - Venues, Performances, Theatre Tickets - Baltimore, Macon... - Hippodrome Theater
Hippodrome.org is your online resource for Hippodrome Theatres near and far; providing you with links and an efficient means to search for information about entertainment venues, Hippodromes, theaters, theater tickets and more...
Today, Hippodrome is the "name" oft given to a theater for the proforming arts.
In Baltimore, Maryland, for example, the legendary Hippodrome Theatre has been reborn as The France-Merrick Performing Arts Center in early 2004, becoming a centerpiece for world-class stage performances It is also figuring as the [hopeful] centerpiece of a totally revitalized West Side of Baltimore.
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 istanbul hotel, istanbul hotel hippodrome, hotels istanbul, sultanahmet istanbul, sultanahmet hotels, istanbul hotels, ...
Well known Istanbul Hippodrome Hotel is an authentic premises with well trained staff.
Istanbul Hippodrome Hotel is definitely the unique and one environment that you need during your stay in Istanbul to have and unforgettable holidays.
Located in the old city center, Sultanahmet, Istanbul Hippodrome Hotel gives you the advantages of being in walking distance to many historical attractions such as Hippodrome Square, Sultanahmet Square, Obelisk Square, Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia Museum, Topkapi Palace, Underground Cistern Museum, Grand Bazaar, etc. Airport is 15 km away from our Hotel.
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The Hippodrome is equipped with state of the art sound, lighting, and video production.
The Hippodrome's Disc Jockeys and production experts have the capability of transporting club goers to another place and time by completely surrounding them with sound, light, video, special effects, and live action on a scale never before seen in a nightclub anywhere.
The club is outfitted with a broadcast quality video production studio, with the capability of not only producing television shows on site, but also projecting images on the Hippodrome's massive movie screens for real time video effects.
www.hdrome.com /clubinfo.asp   (154 words)

 Cinema Treasures | Hippodrome Theatre
Soon the Hippodrome was stealing audiences from the Century, Stanley and Valencia.
In 1969 the Hippodrome would have its last gasp of glory, at least for a while, with the world premiere of "Slaves." By this time, the downtown area had begun to distintegrate badly, and audiences were hard to come by.
In 1998, the Hippodrome has re-entered the public eye, as plans to restore it and neighboring structures as performing-arts complexes have been announced.It has survived all of its compitition, weather, and neglect, and is poised to resume its place as the premiere theatre of the great city on the Chesapeake.
cinematreasures.org /theater/1264   (4574 words)

 Waco Hippodrome Theater - History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It is believed that after showing twelve movie reels, the projectionist turned off the machine, but the bulb was hot and it broke, causing the fire and destruction.
Between 1981 and 1986, the community raised the necessary funds to restore the Hippodrome to its original use as a live performance venue.
With the support of the Junior League of Waco, the Cooper Foundation, and an army of dedicated individuals, the Hippodrome Theatre reopened on February 26, 1987.
www.wacohippodrome.com /History.htm   (327 words)

 istanbul hotel hippodrome-istanbul hotel-hotel istanbul-istanbul information-istanbul guide-palaces in ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
However,it sided with the wrong party during a struggle for the throne in 191 AD, and after a siege that lasted two years,it was conquered and razed by the Roman Emperor Septimius Severus.The same emperor later reconstructed the city on a larger scale.New city walls were built and the city was adorned with new buildings.
New city walls were constructed,enlarging the city again,and numerous temples,governments, palaces,baths and a hippodrome were built.
Remains from the curved end section of the Hippodrome's wall can be seen to the south of the these three monuments.
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 Buy Hippodrome Performing Arts Center Show tickets - Las Vegas tickets discount Hippodrome Performing Arts Center ticket
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 Byzantine Hippodrome, Istanbul, Turkey
Facing one another across the park are the Blue Mosque and the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Art.
Monuments decorating the Hippodrome include the 3500-year-old Egyptian Obelisk of Theodosius, brought to Constantinople by Emperor Theodosius in 390 AD.
Yerebatan Saray, the Sunken Palace Cistern, is beneath the little park at the northern end of the Hippodrome.
www.turkeytravelplanner.com /WhereToGo/Istanbul/Sights/Sultanahmet/Hippodrome.html   (190 words)

 Maryland Stadium Authority - Hippodrome Performing Arts Center   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Maryland Stadium Authority oversaw the design and construction of the renovated Hippodrome, working with representatives of the Baltimore Center of Performing Arts and Clear Channel Entertainment, the theater operator.
The Hippodrome project is considered to be the catalyst for the renewal of eighteen blocks associated with Baltimore's Westside.
In addition to the Hippodrome theater itself, the buildings adjacent to the theater were developed to enhance the performing arts center and provide a stage house, lobbies, retail box office, administrative offices, loading dock and flexible multi-purpose spaces.
www.mdstad.com /projects/hippo.htm   (202 words)

 Best Same-Day Spot Removal -- Best of New York 2003
Regrettably, since most cleaners have moved their machines to remote corners of Queens, they can no longer do a same-day job brought in after 10 a.m.
But if you can get your stained self over to Hippodrome Cleaners by 2 p.m, that splotch will be history well before your Lever House reservation, for prices that start at $2.25 with no same-day markup.
Hippodrome serves many of the area’s swank clubs and hotels like the Hudson and the Royalton, whose Fashion Week models often send their delicates.
www.newyorkmetro.com /urban/guides/bestofny/services/04/spotremoval.htm   (187 words)

 The Daily Collegian - Hippodrome welcomes veteran jamband Gov't Mule   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
After 10 years as a band that has long felt his presence, (he officially signed on in 2002 after playing with the band for years), Gov't Mule has seen some of the greatest tragedies and triumphs made available to a band.
Friday, when they come onto the Hippodrome stage in Springfield, Mass., Louis and his musical counterparts will continue in their journey forward.
In August 2000, the band, formed by Warren Haynes, Matt Abts and Allen Woody, lost a family member when Woody was found dead in his hotel room, immediately calling into question the band's future.
www.dailycollegian.com /vnews/display.v/ART/2004/02/19/40345b21bae68   (877 words)

After years of standing empty, this Thomas Lamb theatre, built in 1914, is being renovated as the centerpiece of a new downtown performing arts center, envisioned as a catalyst for the revitalization of Baltimore’s West Side.
The Hippodrome - with 2,200 seats - will serve principally as a venue for Broadway tours.
Ornate side seating boxes, removed during its life as a movie theatre, will be reinstated and filled with loose, rather than fixed, chairs.
www.fda-online.com /projects/hippodrome.html   (189 words)

A portion of the substructures of the sphendone (the curved end) is now more visible with the clearing of houses in the area to the south.
Except for a limited excavation earlier this century, there has been no organized examination of the Hippodrome.
However, in 1993 an area in fromt of Sultanahment Camii (the Blue Mosque) was bulldozed in order to install a new toilet.
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 Leicester Chronicler- The Hippodrome
The Hippodrome and the rise and fall of Sam Torr
When the ground was sold for development, the original No 27 was demolished, and the new building, partly across the entrance to the old ground became two properties.
At last, the building had found its niche in the lives of the people of the area, and it prospered through until the 1940's.
www.leicesterchronicler.com /hippodrome.htm   (682 words)

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