White Tower Hamburgers
White Tower Hamburgers was founded in 1926 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and with its similar white fortress-like structure, is considered an imitator of White Castle. The chain was successful and expanded to other cities, including Chicago, Indianapolis, Cleveland, Detroit, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, New York City, Albany, Boston and as far south as Richmond, Virginia. During the Great Depression, White Tower sold hamburgers for five cents.
The whiteness of the restaurant was meant among other things to evoke hygienic conditions, and the chain had staff dressed as nurses, dubbed the "Towerettes," to help make this argument.

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White Tower Hamburgers - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
White Tower Hamburgers was founded in 1926 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and with its similar white fortress-like structure, is considered an imitator of White ...
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White Tower Restaurants | RoadsideArchitecture.com
This page features photos and information about vintage White Tower restaurants. ... from the Wimpy cartoon character who was especially fond of hamburgers.
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In Search of White Tower - Gothamist: News, Food, Arts ...
31.01.2008 · Imagine that final beach scene in Planet of the Apes, but substitute every small patch of sand for a chain restaurant and that’ll give you an ...
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How The White Tower Burgers Trademark White-Washed, Washed ...
Aug 5, 2014 ... Then hop on a Harbor Island ferry and get off at Spectacle Island, where a piece of a vintage White Tower Hamburger plate recently washed up ...
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More Hamburger History: When White Tower #1 Became Blue
Jun 25, 2012 ... After burger battles flared in courtrooms and White Tower lost to White Castle, the struggle returned to the streets. In only a few years, both ...
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10 Restaurant Chains That Flopped - HowStuffWorks
White Castle, which in 1921 became the nation's first fast-food hamburger chain, introduced such innovations as the steam-cooked square, the onion-laden ...
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White Tower - Toledo, OH | Yelp
The food at White Tower is great. I have never been disappointed with the food at all. The kitchen staff are top notch. They will make you a reasonably priced ...
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White Tower & Marbett's - DVRBS.com
For the better part of 50 years, the first thing any one saw of Camden when coming over the Ben Franklin Bridge was the White Tower hamburger stand that  ...
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White Tower 24 hour Restaurant - Toledo, OH - Home Improvement ...
White Tower 24 hour Restaurant, Toledo, OH. 229 likes · 21 talking about this · 1536 were here. Restaurant/Cafe.
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No. 903: White Tower
White Tower/Castle: architecture and five cent hamburgers.
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History[edit]. Former White Tower Hamburgers, Albany, New York ... The first location opened near Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. By the end of ...
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White Tower/Castle: architecture and five cent hamburgers.
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native Richard Wissolik lived “pretty well” off the burgers while attending the University of. Pittsburgh. The White Tower in Monessen was familiar enough that the ...
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The Architectural Archives, University of Pennsylvania by the gift of Paul M. ... White Tower hamburger chain in Camden, New York, Washington, Boston, and in ...
How The White Tower Burgers Trademark White-Washed, Washed ...
Aug 5, 2014 ... Then hop on a Harbor Island ferry and get off at Spectacle Island, where a piece of a vintage White Tower Hamburger plate recently washed up ...
Milwaukee Murmur — Lost Milwaukee: White Tower Borrowing ...
Jan 24, 2011 ... Lost Milwaukee: White Tower Borrowing heavily — perhaps too heavily ... opened a White Tower hamburger stand near Marquette University...
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Encyclopedia of Junk Food and Fast Food
Andrew F. Smith, 2006
In 1968, White Castle began a new construction program, locating many outlets in suburbs. While it could not compete with large chains such as McDonald's or Burger King, it could compete with smaller chains. Recently, White Castle has ...
White Towers
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Paul Hirshorn, 2007
Today's dominant fast-food franchises spend millions to persuade us that they do it all for us, that we can have it our way. White Tower, the pioneering hamburger chain founded in 1926, never felt the need for this kind of advertising; it depended on its instantly recognizable building to say it all. Those gleaming white ("clean"), w...
Selling 'em by the Sack: White Castle and the Creation of ...
David Gerard Hogan, 1999
White Castle and the Creation of American Food David Gerard Hogan. their own hamburger business, the Saxes first visited several newly opened White Castles in Minneapolis, carefully observing their restaurant operation and finally ...
Hamburger: A Global History (Reaktion Books - Edible)
Hamburger: A Global History (Reaktion Books - Edible)
Andrew F. Smith, 2008
No other American food, not even the hot dog, dares lay equal claim to the hamburger’s iconic status. Food historian and sociologist Smith traces the origins of the hamburger to its murky nineteenth-century birth, refusing to credit any of the competing claims to the ground-beef sandwich’s beginning, noting the absence of any primary documentation....
Hamburger America: One Man's Cross-Country Odyssey to Find ...
George Motz
hite Hut is one of the few remaining “White” restaurants in America. During the 1920s and 1930s America was blanketed with ten-stool hamburger joints with names like: White Tower, White Diamond, White Clock, and the one that started it  ...
"I Heard You Paint Houses": Frank "The Irishman" Sheeran and the Inside Story of the Mafia, the Teamsters, and...
"I Heard You Paint Houses": Frank "The Irishman" Sheeran and the Inside Story of the Mafia, the Teamsters, and...
Charles Brandt, 2005
Please visit WWW.HOFFASOLVED.COM"Pre-production of the movie 'The Irishman' is moving ahead. That's the name currently given to the film based on Charles Brandt's book, 'I Heard You Paint Houses.' It's a compelling, can't-put-down account of the life of Philadelphia-area mobster Frank Sheeran." —Del...
The 1920's
Kathleen Morgan Drowne, Patrick Huber, 2004
During the 1920s, several decades before the rise of McDonald's and Burger King, White Castle heralded the advent of fast-food hamburger chains. In 1921, Walter Anderson and Edgar Waldo "Billy" Ingram opened a hamburger restaurant in ...
The Oxford Companion to American Food and Drink
Andrew F. Smith, 2007
Partnering with Walter Anderson, a fry cook, in Wichita in 1921, Ingram founded the White Castle System of Eating Houses. The premise of Ingram's White Castle operation was simply to sell inexpensive hamburger sand» wiches in large ...
Daily Life in the United States, 1920-1940: How Americans Lived Through the Roaring Twenties and the Great Depression...
Daily Life in the United States, 1920-1940: How Americans Lived Through the Roaring Twenties and the Great Depression...
David E. Kyvig, 2004
The twenties and thirties witnessed dramatic changes in American life: increasing urbanization, technological innovation, cultural upheaval, and economic disaster. In this fascinating book, the prize-winning historian David E. Kyvig describes everyday life in these decades, when automobiles and home electricity became commonplace, when radio and th...
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White Tower Hamburgers
White Tower Hamburgers - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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More Hamburger History: When White Tower #1 Became Blue
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How The White Tower Burgers Trademark White-Washed, Washed Out, Then Washed Up | Trademark and Copyright Law
Moody's Falafel Palace in Cambridge, Massachusetts; formerly a White Castle If you happen to be in the Boston area this August, and you are sick of the
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In Search of White Tower: Gothamist
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Philly Bricks: White Tower Hamburgers
Long after North Broad Street's golden age, White Castle's knock-off and rival, White Tower, founded in Milwaukee, WI had one of their small franchises located at Broad and Race.Seen here in 1951, the site is now the anchor for the new, grand entrance to the Pennsylvania Convention Center currently under construction. Note the Race Street Fire House in the background, recently demolished in 2008 for the Convention Center expansion..
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White Tower - Toledo, OH | Yelp
7 Reviews of White Tower "awesome food!!!! great burgers and great building. all the food is wonderful"
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10 Restaurant Chains That Flopped - HowStuffWorks
3: White Tower - 10 restaurant chains that flopped are explained in this article. Learn about 10 restaurant chains that flopped.
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Burger Music: Neil Young classic written on a napkin in a White Tower restaurant | burgatory.com
Listening to The World Cafe on WXPN yesterday and David Dye prefaced a couple of tracks from the new Neil Young reissue Live At Canterbury House 1968. He played the track "The Old Laughing Lady" which is preceded on the disc by a track called "Tuning Rap & Old Laughing Lady Rap" which is basically…
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