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J. J.'s Lounge (Armory)
A medieval fortress that once protected the interests of Anglo capitalists, this two-story pile of rough-faced rhyolite has become a Hispanic nightclub. A recessed entry hides in the shadows of a massive round arch, under a crenelated tower and parapet, capping this bastion of social control built for strike-breaking troops. It has fallen to the enemy: celebrating members of the working class.
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