Arnold Rothstein and the Broadway Mob

Arnold Rothstein created and led the Broadway Mob in the early 1920s. He is the earliest known financial backer …

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Hudson River and Prohibition

  The Hudson River was a hub of activity during Prohibition. The river begins far north of Albany and …

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Battery Park in New York City

Battery Park in New York City was a center of Prohibition enforcement. The park is in lower Manhattan where the Hudson …

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Hell Gate Bridge

Hell Gate Bridge is a railroad bridge. It is the place where waters from Long Island Sound meet the …

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City Hall Speakeasy

City Hall was the site of a speakeasy.  Belle Livingstone, night club hostess and owner, is the source of …

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Little Italy and Prohibition

Intersection today and during Prohibition The intersection of Kenmare and Mulberry has a Prohibition history. A  parking garage on the …

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Central Park and Prohibition

Central Park is associated with Prohibition in several ways. Central Park Casino The short-lived Central Park Casino was located inside …

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Greenwich Village and Prohibition

Several speakeasies and night clubs were in Greenwich Village during Prohibition. Washington Square Club Barney Gallant’s elegant speakeasy was …

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