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  The Crystal Palace/ The Great Exhibition of 1851
The Crystal Palace itself was almost outshone by the park in which it stood, which contained a magnificent series of fountains, comprising almost 12,000 individual jets.
Crystal Palace were among the 15 teams which took part in the first FA Challenge Cup competition in 1872.
The highlight of Crystal Palace football history was the 20 FA Cup finals which were played in the grounds between 1895 and 1914.
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  Crystal Palace F.C. - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Known as the "Eagles", Crystal Palace's traditional arch rivals are the "Seagulls", Brighton and Hove Albion, and the "Lions", Millwall.
Crystal Palace was formed on the 10 September 1905, with its home ground at the Crystal Palace stadium, in Sydenham, on the site of The Crystal Palace.
Palace achieved a 3-2 victory against Sunderland in the first leg of the play-off semi-final at Selhurst Park on Friday 14th May. In the second leg at the Stadium of Light, Palace dominated most of the first half and had achieved the very rare feat for a southern club of almost completely silencing north-east supporters.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Crystal_Palace_F.C.   (3666 words)

  
 The Crystal Palace - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The name was later adopted by Crystal Palace Football Club and generally to denote that area of south London.
Crystal Palace was built by about 5,000 navvies who worked very hard for very little and completed their tasks quickly.
The Crystal Palace Foundation was created in 1979 to keep alive the memory and respect for this epic age in Britain's history.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/The_Crystal_Palace   (1833 words)

  
 Outlook brighter for Crystal Palace - Football News - Telegraph
Outlook brighter for Crystal Palace - Football News - Telegraph
Crystal Palace pulled further away from the relegation zone as Clinton Morrison's rich vein of form helped Neil Warnock register his first home win as manager.
Crystal Palace: Speroni, Lawrence, Hudson, Fonte, Hill, Soares, Derry, Watson, Scowcroft, Morrison, Freedman.
www.telegraph.co.uk /sport/main.jhtml?xml=/sport/2007/11/28/sfgcry128.xml   (328 words)

  
 PalaceMAD - Palace History Index
Crystal Palace Football Club was formed in 1905, and took its name from the huge glass palace which stood at the top of Sydenham Hill (on the site where the National Sports Centre now stands) which was re-erected there following the Great Exhibition of 1851.
Palace remained in division 3 (South) until the Football League restructured its divisions in 1958 when we became founder members of the newly formed national league division 4.
Once again Palace were unable to sustain a place in the top flight and were relegated in 1981, buckling under the weight of the "team of the eighties" tag.
www.crystalpalace-mad.co.uk /news/loadsngl.asp?CID=ED21   (1218 words)

  
 Crystal Palace Park
In 1927, the first motorcycles raced around the pathways of Crystal Palace and, in 1953, a new Crystal Palace circuit was reopened for motor racing.
The Crystal Palace Park circular Tea Maze is not only London’s largest maze, but also one of the biggest in the country, being 160ft in diameter and occupying a total area of nearly 2000 square yards.
The museum is situated in the former Crystal Palace School of Engineering, established in 1872 and the only building left after the fire of 1936.
www.cocgb.dircon.co.uk /cry_pal_park.htm   (1101 words)

  
 Crystal Palace - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Crystal Palace was a 19th century building in Britain.
Crystal Palace, London, an area in south London, England
Palais Crystal Palace, an indoor amusement park in Dieppe, New Brunswick.
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 New York 1853
The New York Crystal Palace was in the shape of a Greek cross, with each of the arms being of equal length.
Underlying this conflict were the naive expectations that the American Crystal Palace would be able to cement the Union as the United States inched closer and closer towards the threat of a civil war.
This image of the construction of the New York Crystal Palace exemplifies both the physical stature of the building as the first of its kind in the United States, and evokes the excitement that must have pervaded New York City as the first world's fair on American soil drew near.
www.lib.umd.edu /ARCH/honr219f/1853nyci.html   (3815 words)

  
 Crystal Palace Yarn
Crystal Palace Yarns is the wholesale division of Straw Into Gold from Richmond California.
Crystal Palace yarns are usually sold in large bag lots and some of the yarns are available in cones.
Crystal Place yarns are a bit more expensive than regular yarns, but the result of a creation from these yarns is well worth the extra cost.
www.yarnworld.com /crystal-palace-yarn.html   (523 words)

  
 London/Crystal Palace - Wikitravel
Crystal Palace is a town in London and also used to be a large glass and steel building which stood on the top of Sydenham Hill.
The Crystal Palace was a huge steel and glass building designed by Joseph Paxton to house the Great Exhibition, Prince Albert's brainchild for "bigging up" the British Empire to the rest of the world.
Crystal Palace is well served by many bus routes and is served by a main bus station.
wikitravel.org /en/London/Crystal_Palace   (515 words)

  
 Crystal Palace News
Crystal Palace have accepted a bid of A 8.5 million for England and Eagles striker Andrew Johnson from Bolton Wanderers.
Crystal Palace have accepted an 8.5million bid from Wigan for Andrew Johnson but Simon Jordan has told Bolton and Everton to match the offer.
Crystal Palace have accepted a bid of 8.5 million for England and Palace striker Andrew Johnson.
www.topix.net /world-soccer/crystal-palace   (650 words)

  
 News Shopper: Sport / World Cup: Crystal Palace: News and Reports
Crystal Palace Ladies under-15s 3 v 3 Lordswood under-15s Palace win on sudden death penalties Under-15s League Cup Final LORDSWOOD were looking to stop Crystal Palace complete a cup double after the Eagles won the league.
CRYSTAL Palace are struggling to keep hold of their main hitman in the light of failing to reach the Barclays Premiership.
Crystal Palace 0 v 3 Watford Coca-Cola Championship Play-off Semi-final 1st Leg CRYSTAL Palace's dream of returning to the Premiership at the first attempt looks shattered, broken, destroyed and smashed after a dismal Selhurst performance.
www.newsshopper.co.uk /sport/palace   (385 words)

  
 London Borough of Bromley | Crystal Palace Park
The original Crystal Palace burnt to the ground in 1936 but the remaining original terraces and their retaining walls can still be seen.
What remains of the original Crystal Palace, including the Terrace Arches and the Sphinx`, can be found at the top end of the Park nearest to Crystal Palace itself.
Crystal Palace Station (situated next to the park, off Anerley Hill) and Penge West Station (5 minutes walk to Thicket Road, Penge entrance) have half-hourly services from Victoria and Charing Cross (including Thameslink trains).
www.bromley.gov.uk /leisure/parksandcountryside/crystal_palace_park.htm   (1025 words)

  
 Crystal Palace Campaignparkideas
In 2001 a full size cast iron Crystal Palace Corner was temporarily erected in Hyde Park to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Great Exhibition This was filmed by the BBC for their series 'What The Victorians Did For Us' with Alan Hart-Davis.
The Crystal Palace, once described as the first modern building, is internationally recognised as a landmark in terms of its architecture and engineering, yet nowhere is this unique building adequately commemorated.
Hidden from the eye lying secretly beneath the Crystal Palace Parade roadway is the decaying splendour of a beautiful Grade II listed subway, one of the finest remains of the original Crystal Palace.
www.crystal.dircon.co.uk /parkideas.htm   (1811 words)

  
 Crystal Palace Football Club News and Results from Football.co.uk   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Crystal Palace boss Peter Taylor expects a trio of key players to be back in contention for the weekend trip to Ipswich Town.
Crystal Palace manager Peter Taylor has revealed he is close to signing a pair of players from lower league clubs.
Crystal Palace chairman Simon Jordan has revealed that he is close to sealing a deal to bring Lincoln City winger Jeff Hughes to Selhurst Park.
www.football.co.uk /crystal_palace/index.shtml   (301 words)

  
 Goal.com - - Crystal Palace
The early history of Crystal Palace is closely linked to the glass and iron palace that was built in Hyde Park for the Great Exhibition of 1851 and soon after moved to Upper Sydenham in south-east London.
A football club called Crystal Palace was formed as early as 1861 by members of the exhibition staff, and they helped to form the Football Association (FA) in 1863.
Crystal Palace Football Club was formed in 1905 at the venue of the glass Palace, which stood at the top of Sydenham Hill, the current location of The National Sports Centre.
www.goal.com /en/Squadra.aspx?IdSquadra=268   (492 words)

  
 Sporting Life - Football | Crystal Palace News, Fixtures, Results, Match Reports, Stats
Crystal Palace have identified the man they want to be their new manager, and will name him next week.
MAY 28: Crystal Palace midfielder Mikele Leigertwood admits he is in the dark about his future.
MAY 25: Watford and Crystal Palace were fined a total of £77,000 for the brawl in their play-off clash.
www.sportinglife.com /football/nationwide1/palace/news   (506 words)

  
 Hotel Crystal Palace Bucharest
Crystal Palace Hotel offers high quality 24 room-service as well as Laundry services.
Located in the Lobby, Crystal Palace Bar creates the perfect place for relaxing moments, before or after dinner, in a warm atmosphere.
Crystal Palace Hotel can provide two conference room.
www.hotelnet.ro /hotels/bucharest/crystal-palace.htm   (408 words)

  
 Crystal Palace Knitting Yarn at Yarnmarket
Crystal Palace offers a wide variety of styles and textures including natural fibers, synthetic creations and unique combinations of the two for lovely novelty and traditional classic yarn choices.
Crystal Palace's "Choo-Choo" is an unusual railroad ribbon yarn with a fine fl outline around the edges.
Crystal Palace "Fizz" Variegated yarn is a multicolor eyelash yarn.
www.yarnmarket.com /knitting/Crystal_Palace_Yarn-397.html   (1086 words)

  
 Crystal Palace Yarns and CPY Bamboo & Daisy Knitting Needles - Richmond, California
Crystal Palace Yarns and CPY Bamboo and Daisy Knitting Needles - Richmond, California
Crystal Palace Yarns for knitting, crochet, felting, embellishment; Ann Norling Patterns
Crystal Palace Yarns and Crystal Palace Bamboo Knitting Needles and crochet hooks and DAISY Needles
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 Victorian London - Buildings, Monuments and Museums - Crystal Palace
The Crystal Palace, in addition to the thousand and one other entertainments (for they are really now as numerous as those of the Arabian Nights) will offer shortly, it is stated, a thousand and second, in the shape of baths, where we may entertain ourselves by swimming or by seeing others swim.
The Crystal Palace may now be reached from all parts of London by rail; junctions having been made between the Brighton and the North London, and other railways; and between the London, Chatham, and Dover, and the North-Western, Great-Eastern, and Great-Western systems.
Owing to the circumstance that the Handel Festival is always held at the Crystal Palace, the orchestra in the central transept of the Palace of Glass is known as the Handel Orchestra.
www.victorianlondon.org /buildings/crystalpalace.htm   (8939 words)

  
 BBC - London - Features - Crystal Palace: A History
The Crystal Palace was a huge glass and iron structure originally built in 1851 for the Great Exhibition held in London's Hyde Park.
The Palace was designed by Sir Joseph Paxton and after the Great Exhibition finished in October 1851 he had the idea of moving it to Penge Place Estate, Sydenham as a 'Winter Park and Garden under Glass'.
Henry Buckland and his daughter Crystal, named after his love of Crystal Palace, were out walking their dog and noticed a small fire at the Palace.
www.bbc.co.uk /london/content/articles/2004/07/27/history_feature.shtml   (1112 words)

  
 The Crystal Palace
The Crystal Palace originated initially from an idea by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort, to hold an ambitious British Exhibition of Design and Manufacture, to be held in London in 1851.
The Palace site remained derelict for many years, only to be come classified as the "National Recreation Centre", containing the Crystal Palace sports centre.
Since the destruction of the Palace, hopes have been raised on many occasions that a building will be re-erected to reflect the former glory of its predecessor, and fulfil an important community function on what is now recognised as a major heritage site.
www.staff.city.ac.uk /j.hutton/palace.html   (1245 words)

  
 Toffs - CRYSTAL PALACE
Crystal Palace 1973 - 1974 - Barca Period.
But in uncharted territories, Palace held United to a 3-3 draw in the first clash before returning to Wembley to do it all again.
Starting with coverage of Palace’s win over Newcastle in the 1st Round of the FA Cup in 1907, this book charts a glorious history of great games and titles through the decades of the 20th century.
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 Crystal Palace FC football
We look back on the brilliant years as Crystal Palace gained promotion in to the top flight in the years 1969, 1979, 1989 and 2004.
We look at how Crystal Palace coped in the second tier of English football, during the 2006– 2007 season and how they suffered relegation out of the premiership at the end of the 2004 -2005 campaign.
Look at how Crystal Palace Football have coped in the F.A Cup, League Cup, F.A Premiership, Championship, first division, second division, third division and fourth division over the years.
www.crystalpalaceyears.com   (408 words)

  
 Crystal Palace CampaignCPfoundation1
The Crystal Palace Foundation has worked closely with Bromley Council on previous ventures including various exhibitions and were partners in "Restoring the Vision", the blue print for the regeneration of Crystal Palace Park.
For all these reasons the Crystal Palace Foundation is of the opinion that it must have equal representation on the proposed working party which is considering the scheme for the temporary relocation and the future refurbishment of the Museum.
While there is a welcome statement about marking the 150th anniversary of the Crystal Palace, there are three key statements which show that the Council will use the exhibition to try and gain support for their widely criticised Crystal Palace development.
www.crystal.dircon.co.uk /cpfoundation1.htm   (2247 words)

  
 Crystal Palace Saloon, Tombstone, Arizona
The shining crystal ware and the affable management soon had a monopoly on those prominent citizens from all over town who wanted the best drink coupled with all the pertinent town news dispensed by the fortunate office holders above.
The Crystal Palace became the place most frequented by those individuals prominent in the business and social registers of Tombstone.
The proximity of the Crystal Palace to Tombstone's leading commercial houses, coupled with its superior decor and service along with strictly honest gambling rooms created its success as Tombstone's finest, best-appointed bar in a town of nearly a hundred saloons.
www.crystalpalacesaloon.com /history1.htm   (475 words)

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