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    Demolished in 1964, the Cedar Tavern was a nondescript neighborhood bar on the west side of University Place, a few doors up from 8th Street.  In the 1950s it became the favorite hangout of major artists of the decade.  Among the regulars:  Jackson Pollack, William deKooning and Franz Kline.  They were in turn joined by such literary figures as Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg and Frank O’Hara

     

    Image 2 courtesy Estate of fred w. mcdarrah
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