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Then And Now; Where Is The Other Half Of This Building?

I’m really surprised that someone found it economical to chop a brick structure in half.  But apparently someone did just that in 1950 when the city was widening Wingohocking Street at Adams AveWorkshop of the World has a writeup of Tremont Mills.

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The top half appears to be a church now.


I remember buying my Christmas trees from the first floor.  Cino’s Flowers I think it was.

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I See Romano’s


1951 Picture of the Romano's Building

And Now


From Romano’s website:

Carved from the walls and halls of the old Philadelphia Felt building, where the sounds of machinery kept old Frankfordians busy by day, and lulled them to sleep at night, emerged Romano’s Catering. A banquet facility that has become the jewel of Juniata Park, known for its commitment to high quality, integrity and service.