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Elite Cafe

THE FIRST ELITE CAFE OPENED IN DOWNTOWN WACO IN 1919 AND WAS ACQUIRED BY THE GREEK IMMIGRANT COLIAS FAMILY IN 1920. THE COLIAS BROTHERS OPENED THIS ELITE CAFE IN 1941 ON 

THE FIRST ELITE CAFE OPENED IN
DOWNTOWN WACO IN 1919 AND WAS
ACQUIRED BY THE GREEK IMMIGRANT
COLIAS FAMILY IN 1920. THE COLIAS
BROTHERS OPENED THIS ELITE CAFE IN
1941 ON "THE CIRCLE,” A TRAFFIC HUB
BUILT ON WACO'S SUBURBAN EDGE IN
THE EARLY 1930s. A HIGHLY RECOGNIZED
LOCAL LANDMARK, AND ONE OF THE
BEST REMAINING REGIONAL EXAMPLES
OF MID-20TH CENTURY ROADSIDE
ARCHITECTURE, THE BUILDING EXHIBITS
A DISTINCTIVE SPANISH COLONIAL
STYLE POPULAR IN THE SOUTHWEST.
RECORDED TEXAS HISTORIC LANDMARK - 1995

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