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From: patricia meyers <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Early Irish history: saloons,parks and dancehalls
Date: Mon, 7 Jul 2008 15:23:05 -0700 (PDT)


The dancing place at 55th & Ashland was Boulevard ballroom....in the 50s and 60s.  Spent many a night there.
Patti



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Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Early Irish history: saloons, parks and dancehalls


The business section of the Chicago City Directories lists saloons. 

Regarding dance halls, White City was a popular place, at least in the 19-teens and 1920s.
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