The colonial style City Hall Auditorium was built to replace two former halls that had been destroyed by fire. The auditorium underwent a major renovation in 1997 to correct poor acoustics and sightlines.
Much of the financial industry has become a racket - a game in which a handful of people are lavishly paid to mislead and exploit consumers and investors. And if we don't lower the boom on these practices, the racket will just go on. (Paul Krugman)