Upstairs Lounge, Iberville Street entrance


This file appears in: Upstairs Lounge Fire, 1973: 32 Deaths
Upstairs Lounge, Iberville Street entrance

Behind the door, a staircase lead to the Upstairs Lounge. In 1973, the staircase was made of wood, which contributed to the fire's rapid spread.


Photograph: Jennifer Conerly


This file appears in: Upstairs Lounge Fire, 1973: 32 Deaths