Salones de baile

The ballrooms have stages where orchestras performed for dancing.

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Salón La Nacional – Asociación Nazionale Italiano – Adolfo Alsina 1463 – Montserrat

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Salón Reduci – Pte. Luis Sáenz Peña 1441 – Constitución  – since 1929

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Salón Sur – formerly a movie theater, now a Disco – Avenida Sáenz 459 – Nueva Pompeya

 

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Salón Suiza – Sociedad Filantropica Suiza – Rodriguez Peña 254 – San Nicolas – founded August 6, 1893

 Blacks rented the basement and first floor for dances and called it The Shimmy Club.  It’s where candombe was danced in the 1940s-70s.

 

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Salón Asturiano – Centro Asturiano – Solis 475 – Montserrat

Where Osvaldo Centeno did his first cabeceo.

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