Re: South State Street
Date: August 05, 2013 09:13PM
Located between Van Buren and Congress
See: South State Street Vice District, 1944
South State Street, 1941
Rialto Theatre 336 S. State Street
In the Herbert Ashbury book Gem of the Prairie: An Informal History of the Chicago Underworld, the west side of State Street from Van Buren to Harrison, was the heart of "Whiskey Row"; where every building was occupied by a saloon, wine room, and gambling house.
Edited 3 time(s). Last edit at 08/06/2013 12:26PM by nordsider.