This petition will reflect the legacy and outpouring of support in memory of a true pioneer of the dance music industry and native New Yorker, Larry Levan. The Paradise Garage was his home which welcomed all who went there; and the street sign where the Garage once stood should now bear the name - LARRY LEVAN WAY
As the legendary DJ of the Paradise Garage, Larry Levan's musical journeys resulted in a very strong following by both gay and straight communities alike. As one of the first DJs to perform worldwide as well as one of the first to develop his own record label, Larry Levan was a true pioneer in the…Read More
Replace King Street sign with the name of the man who put King Street on the map!
In the same vein as David Mancuso and the legendary Loft, Larry Levan singlehandedly shaped the worlds of dance music, nightlife and audio as we experience them today. The Paradise Garage was the premier nightclub of the world in its day, and set the standard for nightclubs and nightclubbing to…Read More
I have so much to say about my days in the Paradise Garage I cant put it into words. I could talk to you for hours about Larry Levan, and the Paradise Garage. I LOVE my memories about that time in my life, and I really wish time had gotten stuck in 1984,5,&6. I don't enjoy any other music…Read More
For those who have no idea who Larry Levan is, he was a direct influence on House music, on modern club sound systems and on DJ techniques which are considered standard nowadays...essentially, dance music and so many genres that are influenced by it (e.g., today's pop, R&B, top 40 Hip Hop,…Read More