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Big Ernie's Fabulous Fifties Diner, 3801 Atlantic Avenue, Wildwood, Cape May County, NJ

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Big Ernie's Fabulous Fifties Diner, 3801 Atlantic Avenue, Wildwood, Cape May County, NJ

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Summary

2000 Charles E. Peterson Prize, Entry
Significance: Diners were an integral landmark of 1950s roadways. Because of lower fuel costs and increased automobile use, diners became the best source of food for travellers. Both privately owned diners along with franchised sites flourished. In the post-war period, diners needed to attract more patrons. They achieved this through design changes and attention to comfort and convenience. Diners became flashier and more enticing...
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N632
Survey number: HABS NJ-1244

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Date

1933 - 1970
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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Garrison, Jim, delineator
Meng, Brian, delineator
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Location

cape may county38.98648, -74.81415
Google Map of 38.986477, -74.81415
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Source

Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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