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<p>Georgette’s Tea House, 2540 NW 51 Street</p>

Georgette’s Tea House, 2540 NW 51 Street

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From riches to rags

Brownsville’s historic Georgette’s Tea House crumbling

The once elegant rooms are now decorated with pigeon droppings. Termites infest the closets that held designer coats and shoes of the rich and famous. The kitchen, once a hub for sophisticated dinner parties is rotting away from a leaky roof. The porch, where legendary singer Billie Holiday once stood, is now the makeshift bed of a homeless person.

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