Kitty's South: Has classic theater turned shuttered stroke palace run out of lives?

Yesterday on our Show and Tell blog, Bree Davies said goodbye to Kitty's East, an East Colfax landmark that was shuttered in recent days after being declared a public nuisance; in addition to offering up orgasm helpers, it seems the joint served as the setting for crack-cocaine dealing.

The closure got us to thinking about the other Kitty's -- Kitty's South, at 119 South Broadway. It's a building with amazing history, but today, it remains an anachronistic eyesore, with no better future in sight.

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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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