A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from December 21, 2004
C.C.N.Y. (Christian College Now Yiddish)
This nickname for CCNY (City College of New York) doesn't have much circulation now, but is perhaps worth recording.

http://www.jewishpress.com/news_article.asp?article=1972
(Posted 1-8-2003 - ed.)

Remember when somebody in your building said they were going to C.C.N.Y. (City College of New York)? Since so many Jewish kids were going to C.C.N.Y., we were told the letters stood for "Christian College Now Yiddish"!
Posted by Barry Popik
Education/Schools • (0) Comments • Tuesday, December 21, 2004 • Permalink