Van Wyck’s Academy Of Music
Monday, July 10, 1882
The Decorative Arts
Norfolk Landmark, July 11, 1882, 1
Public Ledger (Norfolk, VA), July, 1882
Van Wyck’s Academy of Music
210-212 Main Street, corner of Martin's Lane, Norfolk, VA (now 109 E. Main Street)
Opened: September, 1880 (Henry Dubois Van Wyck)
Seating capacity: 1300
Destroyed (fire): April 4, 1930, subsequently demolished*
* Remnants of the original bulding exist within the rebuilt Selden Arcade which utilized salvaged bricks (extant).
12 Granby Street (NW corner of Main and Granby), Norfolk, VA
Built: 1867-68 (Edmund Lind, architect )*
Wilde's room: No. 134
Destroyed (fire): January 31, 1902
* The second of three hotels in Norfolk with this name.The first on Main Street between Gray and Bank was destroyed by fire on January 8, 1867. The third which replaced Wilde's hotel, was demolished in the 1970s.
Public Ledger (Norfolk, VA), July 10, 1882, 1
Location of the Atlantic Hotel and the Academy of Music
For the original on which this advertisement is based, see The Kelly Sketch.
Credit: I am extremely grateful to the staff of the Sargeant Memorial Collection at the Slover Library (Norfolk Public Library) for assistance in sourcing information on this page.