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The dilapidated old abandoned building that used to be Boom Booms Saloon strip club on Fairfield Avenue in Fort Wayne, Indiana.


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Boom Boom's Saloon

This building was once one of the roughest bars in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Located on Fairfield Avenue, just north of Taylor Street, Boom Boom's Saloon was a topless bar that became a hotbed of violent crime, drunken brawls, and prostitution.

Neighborhood residents and nearby business owners lobbied the government for years to close down Boom Boom's. They finally succeeded in getting the state to revoke the bar's liquor license, and it closed in September, 2000.

The building looked as shabby and seedy back then as it does in this photograph made more than 13 years after Boom Boom's closed. The building was pink then (it is painted gray now), and the first floor windows were not boarded up. Other than that, it looks about the same!


Update: The old Boom Booom's building was demolished on November 10, 2015.




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