Montrose Gay Businesses, Etc
1979

just a few, in no particular order

photos from the files of Upfront Newspaper,
and if I found an article associated with the photos
it is included

Photos Courtesy of the Botts Collection


from the TWT Guide, 12/28/79

 

After Dark, 3400 Travis

Adultz News, 714 W Alabama

Dogpatch 2, 1213 Richmond

MCCR, 1919 Decatur Street

The Locker, 1732 Westheimer (closed October 1979);
later it was the Different Drum; and lots of bleach & lysol later, now the Empire Cafe

Sheer Fantasy, 1401 Westheimer

Facets, 1412 Westheimer

[ this is not the same as Art Wren's Silver Dollar Club and Restaurant, which was located in the space currently occupied by Katz Deli ]

Wilde'N'Stein, 520 Westheimer


from the Southwest Courier, Spring 1977

N Houston News
Venture N
After Dark
The Barn
Carter's Bookstore
Mr Peeper's Glory Hole

Action Bookstore
Levi's
Depository II
Locker
Sally's
The Loft

below, miscellaneous, Bambolinos

Miscellaneous, early 80's

Above, Babylon...now Numbers; below, Q-1 Leather

above, 1978 photo of Numbers stage

below three by owner Robert Burtenshaw
when the club was ready to open again as #'s 2, around 1982

   

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AbOUT Magazine liked my pix so much they made a photospread out of them, for the 2014 Pride Issue.