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The site of the Beatles' first US concert...
24 June 2013
1.41pm
DrBeatle
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Here's a cool link to some pics some photographer took of the dilapidated Washington Coliseum, where the Beatles' first US concert was held in 1964: http://www.ageowns.com/neverca…..ess/?p=958
It's now a run-down indoor parking lot, but some seats remain…it's jarring to see them and imagine the Beatles concert, as well as numerous other concerts and basketball, hockey, and boxing matches that used to take place there in its heyday. Here are some more pics: http://www.1959bhsmustangs.com/Pictoria … ncert.htm#

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24 June 2013
3.14pm
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Thanks for sharing that, it was good to look at those pictures. Shame it's just been used as a parking place now, with all the history it has. Quite sad, really.

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24 June 2013
3.40pm
DrBeatle
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It's really eerie seeing those crumbling chairs and concrete steps just hovering up there in the corners. I can't believe no one has taken one, I know I'd certainly try to if I parked there every day!a-hard-days-night-john-5a-hard-days-night-ringo-15

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24 June 2013
7.19pm
HeyTrud
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That's a sad sight, indeed.  It's too bad when they don't keep historical buildings in good condition.  Imagine all the memories that building holds…..

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24 June 2013
7.23pm
parlance
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The photos at the first link are great (the second one looks broken up and wouldn't work for me). Love the detail in the decay. Thanks for sharing.

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