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The Krueger Auditorium in Newark, NJ, once boasted the largest dance floor in New Jersey. It was built by beer baron Gottfried Krueger in 1885 where he would host grand parties and dances as an effort to attract customers to his growing brewing company. In 1935, the Gottfried Krueger Brewing Company became the first brewer to offer beer in cans. The Krueger Auditorium hosted other events as well. Former Mayor of New York, Ed Koch, attended Jewish High Holy Days hosted at the auditorium in the 1920s. The Krueger Auditorium was demolished in the latter 20th century to make room for public housing.
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