A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006. Now a Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from June 12, 2005
Hawks (Hunter College teams)
Hunter College calls its athletic teams the "Hawks." No one knows why.

7 December 1955, New York Times, pg. 55:
Hunter College's basketball team gained its second victory in two starts by defeating Brooklyn Poly, 81-69, in the Hawks' gym in the Bronx last night.

11 December 1955, New York Times, pg. 217:
HUNTER SETS BACK
C.C.N.Y., 67 to 62

Miller Sparks Hawks' Five
With 16 Points - Seton
Hall Tops Roanoke

Posted by Barry Popik
Education/Schools • (0) Comments • Sunday, June 12, 2005 • Permalink