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.

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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.

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That's what the iconic hotel looked like. We're all really familiar with how it looks today.

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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.

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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.

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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

Polk Street in Amarillo, Texas has changed a lot since the early 2000s.

Gallery Credit: Charlie Hardin

The Drive-In: Amarillo's Classic Drive-In Theaters, Past and Present

Any resident of Amarillo worth their salt knows about the Tascosa Drive-In movie theater.

But did you know about the other drive-in theaters?

Gallery Credit: Sarah Clark

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