Retro Charlotte

Oriental Restaurant raided for gambling, 1960

The Oriental Restaurant was raided on September 28, 1960. The Oriental’s first location was on W. Trade St. and opened in 1923.
The Oriental Restaurant was raided on September 28, 1960. The Oriental’s first location was on W. Trade St. and opened in 1923. The Charlotte Observer

Although two private residences were also raided The Oriental got most of the press. The restaurant was a Charlotte instutition.

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