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Famous Gym
Professor Attila’s Athletic Studio

Professor Attila’s Athletic Studio

A look at what is probably the first location of Professor’s Attila’s gym (In 1898, he moved to midtown Manhattan). Years later, Sign Klein married Attila’s daughter and inherited much of this equipment with which he opened his own gym. You can read the story of how...

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Hemenway Gymnasium

Hemenway Gymnasium

The original Hemenway Gymnasium was the finest physical education facility ever created. It contained every manner of physical training equipment: climbing ladders, tumbling mats, climbing ropes, flying rings, barbells, dumbbells, indian clubs, medicine balls… even...

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Bill Pearl’s Gym, Sacramento, CA

Bill Pearl’s Gym, Sacramento, CA

Here’s a look at the storefront and an early advertisement for Bill Pearl’s Gym in Sacramento, California, circa 1957. This location started out as part of the “American Health Studios” chain but when AHS ceased operation suddenly in 1959 (not unexpected in the health...

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Tag:
Famous Gym
Professor Attila’s Athletic Studio

Professor Attila’s Athletic Studio

A look at what is probably the first location of Professor’s Attila’s gym (In 1898, he moved to midtown Manhattan). Years later, Sign Klein married Attila’s daughter and inherited much of this equipment with which he opened his own gym. You can read the story of how...

read more
Hemenway Gymnasium

Hemenway Gymnasium

The original Hemenway Gymnasium was the finest physical education facility ever created. It contained every manner of physical training equipment: climbing ladders, tumbling mats, climbing ropes, flying rings, barbells, dumbbells, indian clubs, medicine balls… even...

read more
Bill Pearl’s Gym, Sacramento, CA

Bill Pearl’s Gym, Sacramento, CA

Here’s a look at the storefront and an early advertisement for Bill Pearl’s Gym in Sacramento, California, circa 1957. This location started out as part of the “American Health Studios” chain but when AHS ceased operation suddenly in 1959 (not unexpected in the health...

read more