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New Year’s (2 of 4)

Above, a menu for a New Year’s Eve dinner at the Colonnade Restaurant. I don’t know much about the restaurant, but it was not at that address much longer: the building at 726 Broadway was torn down before 1910 and was eventually replaced by a large loft building providing support services for the nearby John Wanamaker department store; that building was converted to offices for the Amalgamated Life Insurance Company and then bought by NYU.

Here’s the site in 1910, with the big arrow showing the wood construction fence where 726 used to be: