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Something You Might Not Have Known: The Palace/Red Star Building

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Editor’s note: This story contains racist song lyrics that some may find offensive. Please note that renowned African-American composer Scott Joplin composed the piece in 1902 and performed it for African-American audiences. The racial context, times and standards of the period were different from today’s and allowed such a work to be performed with little comment.

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  1. Thank you, Scott, for sharing this history. I had never heard about this building, even though I have passed by it many times. So glad that the building, and its history, has been preserved.

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