Club El Rado

Street Address: 
235 East Garfield Boulevard
Chicago, IL

Culled from: Drury, John. Dining in Chicago, New York: The John Day Company, 1931, p. 254.

Note: The Newberry Library holds the personal papers of author John Drury.

CLUB EL RADO, 235 East Garfield Boulevard

A block west of the Golden Lily. Made famous by Nora Holt, the internationally-known "blues" singer. The Monkey Club, started by Gentile Jimmy, a Blackbelt character, is the big event on Sunday night. The orchestra warms up during the late hours, and so do the entertainers, chorus girls, and buck-and-wing dancers. Situated one flight down. Italian cooking if you get hungry. Engelwood 10535.




1931 - 1931


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