Four Proposals Made For The Lease Of Former Manhattan Casino

Four proposals from parties interested in leasing the former Manhattan Casino, a city-owned space located at 642 22nd Street South, have been made.

The 1.34-acre site features more than 15,000 square feet and 70 parking spaces. The two-story main building contains approximately 12,000 square feet, including a built out restaurant on the first floor. The second floor consists of about 5,700 square feet including a completely renovated event space with staging kitchen and bar.

Four proposals were received before from:

Built in 1925, the Manhattan Casino is significant for its contribution to entertainment. Some of American music’s most legendary performers played at the Manhattan including James Brown, Louis Armstrong, Fats Waller, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Lionel Hampton, Cab Calloway, Ray Charles, Nat King Cole, Sarah Vaughn, Fats Domino and the Ink Spots.