Club El Rado
Submitted by liz on Wed, 2014-11-12 11:44
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