DNC Building Historical

DNC Building Historical (HM1X2G)

Location: Gaithersburg, MD 20877 Montgomery County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 8.522', W 77° 11.676'

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2013

This current building, developed by Inter-Continental Group (owned by the Blessing Family), stands on a site that has been a part of Gaithersburg's mercantile history since before 1894.
This 2-story building was built circa 1915 by JL Burns and was one of the first commercial properties constructed on East Diamond Avenue on the Gaithersburg Milling and Manufacturing site in the 20th century. According to the 1894 map~ there had previously been a triangular building on this site. The Burns building was occupied by a post office and a confectionary store on the first floor and offices on the second floor. It was destroyed by fire in November of 1923.
The building was rebuilt on the current site circa 1924. It has been a restaurant and local bar since the 1930's, such as Offut's Beer Parlor, Frank Calloway's Restaurant and Jerry Barber's "Jerry's Restaurant."
In 1964, Khrystos (Chris) and Lillian Valanos rented the building from Frank Calloway. Later they purchased the building and remodeled it, covering the brick with paneling and a mansard-style cornice. Chris' Steakhouse served as an Olde Towne institution until it closed in 2006, which is the same year that Chris passed away.
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Date Added Thursday, March 2nd, 2017 at 9:02am PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 310336 N 4334831
Decimal Degrees39.14203333, -77.19460000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 8.522', W 77° 11.676'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 8' 31.32" N, 77° 11' 40.56" W
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Area Code(s)301, 240, 202
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201 E Diamond Ave, Gaithersburg MD 20877, US
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