Blankenbiller’s Diner sat on the corner of Lancaster Ave and Museum Road in Shillington, across from the Shillington Diner. Currently, a Wallgreen’s and Wine Spirits store strip mall sit in it’s place. For many years, this space was occupied by a Blockbuster Video store, CVS and Your Place restaurant and bar. I do not know exactly when this diner closed but I’m guessing sometime in the 60s.… Read Full Article
The Bellevue Diner was located on route 222 and Bellevue Ave, in Muhlenberg, 3 miles north of Reading.
The Mt. Penn Glass Front Diner was located at the east end of the Lindbergh Viaduct. It was located at 2101 Howard Blvd in Mount Penn. It was eventually turned into an Arner’s Restaurant, which was then sold as well in the mid-2000s. Now a Pizzeria stands in its place.
The Shillington Diner can trace its roots back to the farmers market located at Museum Road and Lancaster Ave that opened in 1935.
The Shillington Diner (later Restaurant) was built onto the market at 100 W Lancaster Ave and opened in 1948. In the beginning it just sold simple lunch foods for hungry customers visiting the market. It was torn down in the early 2000s and replaced by a Wawa.… Read Full Article