What Ever Became of Max's Kansas City, Limelight, and Studio 54?

Our slideshow reveals the before and after photos of New York's iconic bars and clubs

Wednesday, February 01, 2012
Before: Limelight circa 1984After: Limelight Marketplace
After acquiring a cavernous 19th-century Episcopal church in the mid-eighties, the notorious eyepatch-wearing impresario Peter Gatien turned the former house of worship into the city's hottest dance den with an opening night hosted by Andy Warhol. Today, following a $15 million renovation, it's a tony boutique mall frequented by shoppers who partied there in their youth.
Photos, from left: AP Images; Getty Images
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