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295 Bowery - Former Site of McGurk's Suicide Hall

295 Bowery - Former Site of McGurk's Suicide Hall

295 Bowery, NYC

Once the home of fabled Bowery establishment renowned for death and depravity. The name "Suicide Bar" stuck after a few prostitutes slew themselves here messily (jumped from the roof? Not sure). In any event, it stood ominously for a long, long time after its grim heyday, sort've like a haunted house. No more, though.

It looked like this in the 80's and 90's....

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