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Bijou Theater

LGBT Old Town
Photograph: Kevin Barrett Weil Bijou Theater

The Bijou claims the distinction of being the oldest continuously operating gay porn theater and sex club in the United States, and it sure looks it. An old turnstile allows you access to a ramshackle screening room playing vintage porn. Beyond that lies a locker room and a winding staircase that takes you to where the action is. Most of the clientele is past 40 and were likely married and on the DL. We're not judging; what happens at the Bijou stays at the Bijou.


Venue name: Bijou Theater
Address: 1349 N Wells St

Cross street: at Evergreen Ave
Opening hours: Daily, 24hrs
Transport: El stop: Brown, Purple (rush hrs) to Sedgwick. Bus: 22, 36, 70, 72, 73, 156.
Price: Entrance: $18
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