Otto Maurer's Magical Bazaar
— 321 Bowery —On this spot in the late 1800s stood Otto Maurer's Magical Bazaar. Called the "Wizard of the Bowery" by the NY Herald, the German-born Maurer made and sold magic and juggling apparatus, performer and taught magic here. Famous and soon-to-be-famous magicians came here to witness Maurer making cords vanish and reappear at his fingertips. Called the back palm. the influential trick is believed to have originated here in the 1890 when Maurer learned it from a Mexican magician who passed through his shop.
|Placed By||Bowery Alliance of Neighbors|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019 at 8:03am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 585134 N 4508768|
|Decimal Degrees||40.72545000, -73.99190000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 43.527', W 73° 59.514'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 43' 31.62" N, 73° 59' 30.84" W|
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