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Jackhammer, located in Chicago’s diverse Rogers Park neighborhood, has been serving the leather, fetish, kink and BDSM and broader LGBTQIA+ communities for nearly 20 years by creating and preserving a safe space for exploration, education, leisure and community engagement. Spread over multiple levels, Jackhammer includes The Rec Room, The Den, The Hole and an outdoor patio. It draws a diverse cross-section of people from the leather, fetish, kink and BDSM communities and those interested in learning and experiencing various aspects of those communities.

Recently reopened (as of January 26th, 2023) after 3 years of renovations!

Venue Classification

S Tier: Purely advertised as a LGBTQ+ bar, cafe, or restaurant.


Venue added: Before 2019, updated: 2023-04-17

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