That stretch of midtown used to be crowded with jazz clubs in the 1940s and 1950s.
Turns out The Hickory House, opened in 1933, was known for its steaks and jazz lineups.
But The Hickory House couldn’t have been too cool; according to the menu, they had a branch in Miami Beach.
Still, check out these cheapo drink prices. Post-Prohibition New York City was a hard-drinking town.
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