Friars Club

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Featured on an episode of TV’s Ghost Hunters, the Friars Club is believed by some to be haunted by vaudeville performer Al Kelly, who died of a heart attack in the dining room in 1966. Knocks and other strange sounds, plus doors that open and close by themselves, have been witnessed in the building.

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57 E 55th St
New York, NY 10022
United States

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40.760894, -73.97249199999999
New York County, New York
Nearest Towns:
Manhattan, NY (1.6 mi.)
Long Island City, NY (1.7 mi.)
Weehawken, NJ (2.6 mi.)
Guttenberg, NJ (2.7 mi.)
West New York, NJ (2.9 mi.)
Union City, NJ (3.0 mi.)
Hoboken, NJ (3.3 mi.)
North Bergen, NJ (3.6 mi.)
New York City, NY (3.7 mi.)
Fairview, NJ (3.8 mi.)

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