The Pekin Cafe

Street Address: 
State St. and 28th St.
Chicago, IL

"When Jazz Came to Chicago"." Chicago History. Vol. I, No. 3 (Spring 1971) : 132.
Call No. Local History Ref F548.1.C465 (2nd floor open shelf).

A notorious hangout for Chicago gangsters in the 1920s, as well as a stalwart in the city’s emerging jazz scene.



1917 -

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