Salem Diner

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Salem Diner
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Salem Diner is located in Massachusetts
Salem Diner
Location Salem, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°30′4″N 70°53′47″W / 42.50111°N 70.89639°W / 42.50111; -70.89639Coordinates: 42°30′4″N 70°53′47″W / 42.50111°N 70.89639°W / 42.50111; -70.89639
Built 1941
Architect Sterling Diners
Architectural style Other
Governing body Private
MPS Diners of Massachusetts MPS
NRHP Reference #

99001118

[1]
Added to NRHP September 22, 1999

The Salem Diner is a historic diner at 7012 Loring Avenue in Salem, Massachusetts. It is one of two Sterling Streamliner diners left in Massachusetts, and still stands at its original location. Designated car #4106, it was also one of the last made by the Sterling Company before it closed its doors in 1942. The diner body features a wood frame and porcelain enamel exterior. It has a metal hipped barrel roof, and its eastern end features a characteristic shovel nose. The roofline is decorated by a fin shape that serves as a backdrop for the diner's neon signage. It is mounted on a foundation that is predominantly concrete blocks, with some glass blocks interspersed. Its main entrance is centered on the long side, and is now sheltered by a modern glass vestibule added c. 1960.[2]

The Salem Diner was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for Salem Diner". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2014-01-09.