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Old 08-05-2008, 06:39 AM
 
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The bar they used to go to in Spin City.
I am curious where it is located and if it is the real name.
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Old 08-05-2008, 08:27 AM
 
Location: Washington, DC & New York
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I think that you're referring to the Landmark Tavern, which was the basis for the bar in the show if I remember correctly.

The Landmark Tavern
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Old 08-05-2008, 10:05 AM
 
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Yes,that´s the one.
Thank you!
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Old 08-05-2008, 10:46 AM
 
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46th street and 11th Ave? God, imagine what it must have been like around there 30 years ago!!
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Old 08-05-2008, 11:24 AM
 
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Indeed, it would have been pretty rough over there, that's for sure. I do believe that at one point, lore puts a speakeasy being operated there during prohibition. And, given the general condition of the Hudson River banks at the time of its creation, it would have been a rougher, industrial crowd in the general Hell's Kitchen neighborhood. The Tavern is a survivor.
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Old 08-05-2008, 11:52 AM
 
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46th street and 8th Avenue for years and years was an awful corner, imagine how it was 3 avenues to the west on 11th! I shudder thinking having to walk around there late at night back then
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Old 08-05-2008, 12:01 PM
 
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one guy who briefly posted here a few months ago told me how his grandfather was a victim of an attempted mugging in broad daylight with his son present on 47th street between 8th and 9th back in the early 80's

it's odd because i walk that block often and I've never seen anyone bad over there
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