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Entertainment Greats Appeared at Rendezvous Room When It Was Here


Entertainment Greats Appeared at Rendezvous Room When It Was Here

When this site housed the Rendezvous Room at the Senator Hotel, many entertainment greats, including Louie Armstrong, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald and Dinah Washington performed here. See, for ex., https://phillyjazz.us/2015/12/21/rendez-vous-club/ and http://www.ocfrealty.com/naked-philly/washington-square-west/delorean-time-machine-irving-house (comments say building here now chills water for hospital). I first heard of it in Milestones (Phila. Corp. for Aging), July 2017, p. 15, column by Don Harrison. Mr. Harrison wrote that Ronny Graham, program consultant on the M*A*S*H television show, had been a stand-up comedian here.


Location: Jefferson Hospital Water Chiller Plant , 915 Walnut St. , 915-917 Walnut St. , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19107, United States
Listing Category: African American History, Bars and Taverns, Night Clubs, Celebrity, Entertainment, Factories, Mills, Hotels, Motels, B&Bs, Inns, Jazz, No Longer There, Nostalgia, Pop Music
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Created Date: 06-24-2018

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