In today’s economic climate, businesses come & go with alarming frequency.
Sometimes it feels good to slow down and remember a favorite,
long-time location that is no longer around…
|Clark’s Dairy on Whitney Avenue closed several years ago
(Clark’s Restaurant next door, is still open)
|York Square Cinema was on Broadway for years, before closing its doors for good|
|Caffe Adulis on College Street, now Oaxaca Kitchen|
|Yankee Doodle Coffee & Sandwich Shop was on Broadway (next to Tyco), before closing for good|
|News Haven on Chapel Street, sold magazines from around the world for many years.
This storefront has been completely re-faced, and is now Panera Small Batch Bakery.
|Cutler’s Records, Tapes, Compact Discs, went out on a high note last year|
|Cutler’s Records – Interior|
|Richter’s Cafe & Tap Room surprised many when it closed its doors,
Now it has reopened as the beautifully restored “Ordinary”
|Geppi’s Ristorante on Grand Avenue, served up Italian food the envy of any restaurant in Little Italy.
This location is now La Molienda, an Ecuadorian/Peruvian restaurant
|The Palace Theater hosted many memorable shows before closing its doors for good|
|Copper Kitchen Restaurant was a great breakfast-lunch-dinner spot.
This location is now totally re-envisioned as The Green Teahouse.
|Simkins operated on East Street for decades, before this building was demolished,
changing the New Haven industrial skyline forever.
|Savitt Jewelers closed its doors for good last year.|
|the outdoor patio at Scoozi has not looked the same since they closed suddenly.
The site remains closed but reliable sources say ‘The Harvest’ will open soon!
|Celtica was on College, then Chapel Streets, now gone…
all photographs © Mike Franzman