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Charlie Wagner's Cafe
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Charlie Wagner Cafe, August 2011
Charlie Wagner's Cafe is located in Pennsylvania
Charlie Wagner's Cafe
Location in Pennsylvania
Charlie Wagner's Cafe is located in the United States
Charlie Wagner's Cafe
Location in the United States
Location 30 E. Grant St., Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Area less than one acre
Built 1891
Architect Urban, C. Emlen
Architectural style Romanesque
NRHP reference No. 83004223
Added to NRHP December 29, 1983

Charlie Wagner's Cafe is a small historic building in the shadow of the Lancaster County Courthouse in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. From 1891 to 1963 the building housed a bar, rather than a cafe, and a few hotel rooms. It has also served as a warehouse for a nearby department store and now houses lawyers' offices.

The building was designed by Lancaster architect C. Emlen Urban. It has three stories designed in the Romanesque Revival style, and surprisingly combines elements of the Queen Anne style. It is constructed of brick with cut-stone and terra cotta elements and pressed metal details. The corner entrance is recessed with a cast-iron column supporting a pair of brick arches. A pyramidal roof also emphasizes the corner, making it appear to be a tower.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.

By Lancaster Courthouse
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