Archive ID: 1981-029-5

La Superior Tortilla Place

Date Created: undated

Media Type: Photograph


Many ethnic businesses developed to serve the tastes of various ethnic groups in the community. La Superior Tortilleria was owned by Vicenta and Antonio Bravo originally from Jalisco, Mexico. Antonio worked in the steel mills and passed away in 1941. The Tortilleria was in business from 1939 until it closed when Vicenta fell ill in 1960. It was located at 3221 E. 91st Street until 1952 and then moved to 9056 Brandon. The 91st Street location later became a pool hall.

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