David Bowie Stayed Here; Abscam Sting Was Here

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Barclay Hotel (former)
237 South 18th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
United States
39° 56' 54.9708" N, 75° 10' 15.3732" W

About

David, Angela and Zowie Bowie stayed here while David was recording Young Americans at Sigma Sound Studios, 212 No. 12th Sts.
The Abscam FBI sting operation took place in this hotel in January 1980.
The hotel has been converted to condominiums.

Created by:

plaquemaster
Sat, 03/17/2012 - 15:40

Comments

That David Bowie stayed here while recording at Sigma Sound Studios is documented at http://www.philadelphiaweekly.com/news-and-opinion/cover-story/david_bowies_young_americans-38358624.html and http://www.teenagewildlife.com/Interact/fc/ce/SigmaKids/.

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