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Nucky’s Home Base: The 1920’s Ritz-Carlton Atlantic City

              Today the address 2715 Boardwalk & Iowa Avenue in Atlantic City, NJ is home to the Ritz Condominium Association, officially losing its Ritz-Carlton luster in 1982. However, the redbrick rectangular structure still holds … Continue reading

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Prohibition’s Legend: Enoch “Nucky” Johnson

To many people in the 1920’s, Enoch “Nucky” Johnson was the man who ran Atlantic City with a velvet fist, the Jazz Age Titan and the undisputed “boss” of the political machine. Today, Boardwalk Empire fans identify Johnson with television … Continue reading

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Before DO AC, America’s Playground & Monopoly City Thrived.

In New Jersey, the phrases “Always Turned On”, “DO AC”, or the simple nickname, “A.C.”, awaken the imagination with radiance from the gleaming lights, abundance of casino chips, flowing drinks, flashy shows and the sparkle of the Atlantic Ocean, echoing … Continue reading

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