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    • Clock Restaurant, 1985

    • Restaurants; Middletown (Ohio)
    • "Where Pizza Began in Middletown." The Clock Restaurant was the first restaurant here to serve pizza. It was operated by Victor Slezak and his wife, Ann, who continued to operate the business after Victor's death, and was located on Tytus Avenue....
    • Moon River Organ

    • Art; Organs; Music; Restaurants; Butler County (Ohio)
    • This is a four manual Wurlitzer theater pipe organ. It was designed by Pat Gillick for WLW, the "nation's station" in 1925. It became the organ on which Cincinnati's popular "MoonRiver" radio program was played. The WLW organ was acquired in 1968...
    • The Middies Restaurant, 2223 Central Avenue

    • Architecture, Domestic; Housing; real estate; Middletown (Ohio); business enterprises
    • At one time the building at 2223 Central Avenue was known as The Middies Restaurant. Because of ill health the business was listed for $10,500 by Herbert S. Boren, Inc. The second floor was a living area. This building was once The Tops Restaurant...
    • Downtown Middletown, c. 1940

    • Business districts; Storefronts; Middletown (Ohio)
    • Starting from the right along the north side of Central Avenue in c. 1940 stood the following businesses: Rathman-Lewis Drugs, Rathman-Troup Furniture, Spencer Jewelry, Trappas OK Barber Shop, Ritter Brothers leather goods, C.E. Greathouse and Son...
    • Looking South on Main Street, 1949

    • Negatives; Streets; Business districts; Middletown (Ohio)
    • The photographer took this photograph looking south on Main Street from close to Manchester Avenue. On the left at the corner of Central Avenue is the Middletown Federal Savings and Loan Building. On down the street on the left side is Sears,...
    • North Side of Central Avenue, c. 1940

    • Middletown (Ohio); Business; Business districts; Business enterprises; Streets;
    • Seen in this photograph is the north side of the first block of Central Avenue east of Main Street. West of Main Street, the old Diver Mill can be seen on the far left. The tall building is the First National Bank building. Starting east of Central...
    • Old Warehouse Restaurant, c.  1975

    • Canals; Restaurants; Ohio
    • Roscoe Village was located on the Ohio-Erie Canal. It was the fourth largest storage site and shipper of wheat in Ohio during the canal days. Boats docked at the rear of this warehouse to load and unload shipments. At this point the canal is gone...
    • The Jug, August 1948

    • Business enterprises; Middletown (Ohio)
    • Serving their first hamburger in May of 1932, The Jug drive-in restaurant was originally located on South Main Street on the edge of Barnitz Field. In August 1948 it moved to the corner of Highview Road and Central Avenue where it remained for...
    • Football Coaches Get Together, 1960

    • Negatives; Football; Schools; Restaurants; Middletown (Ohio)
    • In 1960, Middletown High School football coaches had a get together at the Colony Restaurant, 16 North Main Street. The 1961 Optimist lists the following as the coaching staff: Elmo Lingrel, athletic director; Glenn "Tiger" Ellison, head coach; Ed...
    • Central Avenue, West from Broad, South Side, c. 1938

    • Business districts; Drugstores; Middletown (Ohio)
    • John T. Fay entered the druggist business about 1888. Sometime around 1905 he opened his own drugstore on Third Street (Central Avenue). "Middletown In Black and White" (1906) states that he was a "very capable young man and deals strictly on the...
    • South Side 1200 Block Central Avenue, c. 1980

    • Middletown (Ohio); storefronts; stores, retail; business districts; business enterprises
    • The Band Box Cocktail Lounge was located at 1234 Central Avenue. Going west was Sports Unlimited, Central Recording Studio, B&G Optical, the Valen Building, Quality Tailor Shop and the Liberty Restaurant. John M. Murry operated the Band Box...
    • North Side of Central Avenue, May 1972

    • Middletown (Ohio); buildings; business enterprises; business districts
    • The north side of Central Avenue between North Wall Street and Main Street continued the following businesses starting at the right: Weber's Cafe, The City Loan and Savings Company, Parrot Restaurant, Filson's Incorporated, Mathews Head To Toe...


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