The New International Encyclopædia/Madison Square Garden

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Edition of 1905.  See also Madison Square Garden (1890) on Wikipedia, and the disclaimer.

MADISON SQUARE GARDEN. One of the largest buildings devoted to amusement, located in the heart of the City of New York. It contains an amphitheatre accommodating 15,000 people, and used for horse-shows, circuses, bicycle races, and similar purposes, a theatre, a concert and ball room, a restaurant, a roof garden, and a number of studios. The building is of buff brick and terra-cotta and is notable for its great tower, over 300 feet in height, modeled after the Giralda at Seville.