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We've pondered its enduring appeal before but we think we've finally solved the mystery of Chelsea twatspot Marquee: It turns out to be Ground Zero for some of the most significant events of this young century. After the jump, the good people who flack for the club remind us why Marquee has made a lasting contribution to the city's - nay, the world's - social and cultural well-being. [Sic] rule in effect.

"Three years ago, Noah Tepperberg and Jason Strauss transformed an old taxi garage (see attached pictures) into a nightlife Mecca. Here is what's happened since.


The first club the Olsens hit when they moved to NY
Where Jay Z took Beyone to dance on her birthday.
Where Stevie Wonder serenaded his daughter with "Isn't She Lovely" on her birthday.
Where the Simpsons, Lindsay Lohan, The Hiltons, the entire 70's Show cast all come every time they are in NY.
Where Bruce Willis eats donuts with the staff at 4am.
Where Donatella Versace, Christina Aguleria and Scarlet Johanson have rung in the New Year.
Where P Diddy carried the Olympic Torch.
Where Mike Tyson, Lennox Lewis and Evander Holyfield came on fight night.
Where Sean Penn drank cosmos with Tim Robbins the week before he won as Oscar.
Where Andre Balazs and Uma Thurman made their first club appearance.
Where Cameron Diaz and Justin Timberlake hosted a Halloween bash dressed in an "Eyes Wide Shut" costumes.
Where sports legends Tom Brady and Derek Jeter met for the first time.
Where Mariah Carey, Danny Masterson (aka DJ Donkey Pizzle), Ricky Martin, Usher, Kelly Osborne, Debby Harry, and Glen Close have moonlighted as DJ's.
Where Leonardo DiCaprio partied after the premiere of the Departed with Matt Damon, Bono, Mick Jagger, Janet Jackson, Mark Wahlberg and others.
Where Tim Robbins brought his son Miles to see the Stanley Cup during a NHL Party.
Where Micha Barton shot the Bebe adds currently running all over the world
Where Paris Hilton canoodled with Stavros Niarchos, Paris Lastis, Travis Barker, Marcus Schakenberg, Simon Rex, Lenny Kravitz, and others.
Where Britney and K Fed made their first club appearance as a couple after they wed.

Come celebrate three years of Marquee this Thursday as they begin the next three years of milestones.

MARQUEE 3rd Anniversary
287 Tenth Ave.
December 14, 2006
11pm - 4am"

Personally, we think Sean Penn's performance as Oscar was kind of hammy and overrated. Also, Paris Hilton seems like kind of a slut. Also, can somebody burn this motherfucker down?

Earlier: Gawker's coverage of Marquee