Then & Now: The Many Changes Along Polk Street In Amarillo, Texas
Polk Street in Amarillo, Texas is home to several restaurants, bars, and clubs. It's the place a lot of people go to meet up with friends and enjoy a meal or a few drinks. Over the years, Polk Street has seen a lot of changes.
The Changes Of Polk Street: Early 2000s To Now
When you go back to the early 2000s on Polk Street, things look a lot different. While there are some similarities, there have been a lot of businesses come and go. There has also been a lot of work done to restore some of the buildings, one of those being the Barfield.
That's what the iconic hotel looked like. We're all really familiar with how it looks today.
The Many Faces Of One Location On Polk Street
I remember Tom & Jerry's. Wild Card was before my time in Yellow City. Today, it's Chesney's. In fact, the buildings next to it are part of Chesney's now as well.
A Look Back At An Amarillo Sports Franchise
Looking through some of the older photos, I had to smile when I came across a sign for the Dillas.
Of course, as we all know, the Dillas don't occupy that space anymore.
There are a lot of other changes on Polk Street. Check out the gallery below for a comparison of Polk Street in Amarillo in the early 2000s, and now.
Then & Now: The Changes Of Amarillo's Polk Street
Gallery Credit: Charlie Hardin
The Drive-In: Amarillo's Classic Drive-In Theaters, Past and Present
Gallery Credit: Sarah Clark