CULTURE

Photos: Diamond Horseshoe


Once a shining gem of the New York scene, the Diamond Horseshoe was abandoned for 62 years. Now the developer Aby Rosen is resurrecting the nightclub with a mind-blowing spectacle.

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Staff after a New Year’s Eve party, 1940. Photo by Getty.

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Diamond Horseshoe poster, 1945.

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Diamond Horseshoe. Courtesy of the Paramount Hotel.

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Renovated Diamond Horseshoe. Courtesy of the Paramount Hotel.

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Detail of renovated Diamond Horseshoe. Courtesy of the Paramount Hotel.

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Entry of the Diamond Horseshoe. Courtesy of the Paramount Hotel.

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Booth at Diamond Horseshoe. Courtesy of the Paramount Hotel.