Jerry Feld, founder of Club 404, passes away

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The old 404 Club.
The 404 Club was one of Denver's last true dives -- and now Jerry Feld, the man who bought a bar at 404 Broadway before he was old enough to have a liquor license and then ran it as Club 404 for six decades, has passed away after an illness that had him hospitalized over the holidays.

See also: Club 404 announces last call

Like his bar, Feld was a true original -- and we'll miss him.

For a tribute to the spot he created, read this profile of the 404, "Join the Club," that I wrote five years ago, when it first looked like the place might be sold. It ultimately was, of course, and then sold again; today 404 Broadway is occupied by a reincarnated Brendan's Pub.

It would be a good place to raise a glass to Jerry today.




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Club 404 - CLOSED

404 Broadway, Denver, CO

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barslinger
barslinger

A good and generous man, you and your family are in my prayers.

fredluna37
fredluna37

Jerry  i knew you since i was 11 years old and lived nearby as i grew up i joined the bar bussiness and worked at Don;s club,Lancers and the park. We always laughed that when i needed a job you were filled up and when you needed a bartender i was busy.I would have

loved to work for you and Harriet you were one of the last best bar owners, i can only

hope you and Don are having a cold one,goodbye old freind

ScubaSteve
ScubaSteve topcommenter

Rest in peace, Jerry.

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