The Manhattan Bridge club (which has since merged and moved) is the place where I held my mother's memorial service. The Cavendish Club is a very famous club that I see has closed. My father used to play there a lot in the '50s.
Unheard Of in Bridge: Cavendish Club Folds
By JOHN TIERNEY
Published: June 2, 1991
The world's most illustrious bridge club played its last hand late Friday night -- five clubs bid and made, as quickly and unceremoniously as ever. Then the members left their green felt tables on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, and 10 minutes later, at midnight, the Cavendish Club was officially defunct.