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Unholy City

American reporters touring the downtown were taken aback by the ready availability of gambling spots where bets on horse races or the numbers rackets could be made. At these places, alcohol and women were available at any hour...
As they walked Windsor's avenues the reporters were "beckoned to by at least four women who peered from behind curtains of dingy store rooms and residences." In 1950 there would be two official investigations in which the indifference of the police to this situation would be held up for review and result in two very different outcomes."