Coral Bar

in Bars, Clubs, and Discos

The Coral Bar, a gay-friendly bar, was located at 1988 East 105th Street. The Coral Bar featured drag shows and entertainment. The Coral Bar was most popular on weekends and frequently hosted drag shows and entertainers. A short film, Two Stop, filmed several interior and exterior scenes at the Coral Bar in 1967.

Cleveland Public Library Photograph Collection

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  • “Coral Bar.” In Guild Guide 1964. Washington: Guild Press Ltd., 1964. Page 65.
  • “Coral Bar.” In International Guild Guide 1965. Washington: Guild Book Service, 1965. Page 77.
  • “Liquor Raids Net 4; Police Assist.” Plain Dealer. August 31, 1959.
  • “Police Rush to ‘Shooting’.” Plain Dealer. October 19, 1967.
  • “Walsh Takes Stand, Denies Role in Counterfeiting Ring.” Plain Dealer. April 26, 1961.
1988 E 105th St, Cleveland, OH 44106

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