You've heard of the best little whorehouse in Texas? The most famous whorehouse in American history was the high-class establishment run by the notorious Everleigh sisters (pun perhaps intended) in turn-of-the-century Chicago... until a campaign to shut down low-rent bordellos closed its doors too. Author Karen Abbott was born in Philly.
BookMark: Sin in the Second City by Karen Abbott (Random House, 2007)
By RICK FREDERICK • September 19, 2007