Allen Theater

The Allen Theater burned in early December 2009. I was sent these photos of it today.

It opened in 1951 with 946 seats and was closed as a theater in 1990.

photo from 1983- copyright Michael G. Stewart
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Photo from 2010 – copyright Michael G. Stewart
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Allen Theater
6822 New Hamsphire Avenue, Takoma Park, MD

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Little Tavern- Washington No. 27

This former Little Tavern is located at the corner of 6th and Morse St., NE Washington, DC. It is now a Subway. Despite having lost its distinctive color scheme and signage, the exterior still looks as though it is fairly in tact. Washington #24 appears to have been built c.1948. It stands to reason that No. 27 dates from the late 1940s or early 1950s. I will try to find more documentation regarding the exact date of construction.

For pictures from 1988, taken while it was still operating as a Little Tavern, please click here.

For a in the process list of all Little Tavern locations, click here.

Neptune Diner- Lancaster, PA

I stopped here this morning for coffee, a bagel and a side of scrapple, something I haven’t had access to up at school.

Me coming out of the diner.
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Cowcatcher corners.
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Inside of diner. Tile floor. Maroon and stainless dominate.
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Painted neon sign.
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Stools
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Backbar
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Me- in the diner.
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Vestibule with reflection of sign
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The neptune was built by Mountain View in 1951, and is serial number 296. It used to be known as the DeLuxe Diner.