Nantucket Lounge

in Bars, Clubs, and Discos

The Nantucket Lounge opened at 11624 Clifton Boulevard in 1970. The Nantucket Lounge was owned and operated by Leo and Teddy Swingo. In 1976, the Nantucket was granted the “first Sunday liquor license for a west side bar” in Cleveland. The Nantucket was popular neighborhood bar with a “mix of gay and straight patrons.” After cocktail hour, however, gay men comprised the bulk of the Nantucket’s crowd. The Nantucket Lounge closed in 1983.

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11624 Clifton Blvd, Cleveland, OH 44102

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