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Eight Modern Speakeasies With Real Roots in the 1920s

These speakeasies across the United States do justice to the Jazz Age

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Speakeasy in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh’s aptly named Speakeasy is tucked beneath what is now the Omni William Penn Hotel. After decades of disuse, it was restored in 2012 and outfitted with plush scarlet seats, flocked walls and a tin roof. Drinks, too, are era-appropriate: Fernet-Branca and Pimm’s and an entire Collins menu.

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