This grassy lot is the site of the former Four Deuces at 2222 S. Wabash, Chicago, IL.  Al Capone was recruited around 1920 from Brooklyn to work for South Side gangster Johnny Torrio at this "establishment" of ill-repute, which included drinking, gambling and prostitution.  Also included in this photo montage are bricks discovered immediately behind the lot, which are likely from Four Deuces.  If these bricks could talk, they could have their own blog.

Grass lot of former Four Deuces.  

Grass lot of former Four Deuces.  

Former Four Deuces building no longer exists. 

Former Four Deuces building no longer exists. 

Bricks dug up August 2013 behind the Four Deuces at 2222 S. Wabash, Chicago, IL

Bricks dug up August 2013 behind the Four Deuces at 2222 S. Wabash, Chicago, IL

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