New storage spot for Bel-Aire Diner

As I posted a few days ago, the Bel-Aire Diner (Peabody, Mass.) was relocated to the back right corner of the property where it operated since the early 1950’s. Owner John Kallas had been quoted as saying if they did not sell the diner in a reasonable period of time, he would move it to the back of the lot and possibly shrink-wrap it. Well, as construction progresses on the new building, it was determined that the diner was now in the way so now it sits in a small, fenced-in corner with its detached entryway standing a few feet away. Here are some photos I shot Friday afternoon after work…..


Bel-Aire Diner in storage, photo March 25, 2011 by Larry Cultrera
note the entryway to the left.


Entryway to Bel-Aire Diner in storage, photo March 25, 2011
by Larry Cultrera


Bel-Aire Diner in storage, photo March 25, 2011 by Larry Cultrera

So, if anyone is still interested, the Kallas family is looking to sell the diner for $50,000. You might be able to contact them thru….
http://www.peabodytruckstop.com/

2 thoughts on “New storage spot for Bel-Aire Diner

  1. Very cool photos of the Bel-Aire in storage, Larry. Seeing shots like this is like having hidden treasure revealed. As far as I’m concerned…kind of like the ultimate Easter egg hunt.

    And it bears mentioning that the date you took these photos was the 28th anniversary of Jean Harner “escorting” Hall & Oates away from what was left of the Rosedale Diner. I tend to remember, since it was also my birthday.🙂

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