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Photo caption: White Castle closes at 79th and Pulaski

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For more than half its 103-year history–since November 1964, to be exact–White Castle has sold its signature sliders and more from its restaurant at 7912 S. Pulaski. That run ended last weekend, as the restaurant closed for good. A spokesman for the Ohio-based company said staff would be offered employment at other White Castle locations. The unit at 79th and Pulaski is the second Southwest Side White Castle to close in recent years. In 2013, White Castle closed its restaurant on the northwest corner of Archer and Kedzie. Today, there are 342 White Castle restaurants across the U.S. – Greater Southwest News-Herald photo by Steve Neuhaus

11 Comments

  1. MaryAnn Sarabia on April 9, 2024 at 4:14 pm

    Why did they close? It’s always busy! We’ve been going there for years! Very disappointed!



    • Steve Sage on April 9, 2024 at 5:25 pm

      Cuz like other establishments they can’t find employees that will be on time,not “call off”,etc..every business I know of that hires young people,and a segment of slightly older folks is finding the attitude and dependability of those entering the work force an absolute joke,a bad joke



      • VEGGIE on April 10, 2024 at 9:00 am

        That’s the TRUTH!



    • K on April 10, 2024 at 9:11 am

      They said low sales. I called up there when I got the news Saturday



    • Valgene Traylor on April 18, 2024 at 1:28 pm

      I think it was one of the busiest location I use to go there almost everyday before I retired from cta really surprised now my Formal colleagues don’t have any where to eat lunch near their Relief point. Remodeling rebuilt but not gone for good should be the answer



  2. Marilyn Hurley on April 9, 2024 at 7:56 pm

    My dad brought home hamburgers from there right after they opened. There were nine of us. We thought we were in heaven. Great memory.



  3. Tony on April 9, 2024 at 10:45 pm

    It’s a shame nobody wants to work anymore. It seems after Covid so stores and restaurants have to close.🤷‍♂️



  4. Charles on April 10, 2024 at 12:25 am

    This is so bogus as ever



  5. Karen Larson on April 10, 2024 at 8:59 am

    Hard to believe and I live two blocks away from there. My husband, his family and I would always order from there. I also would wait for the 53A to go to work while I ate. Good memories. Thank you for your service White Castle!!!!



  6. Diane on April 10, 2024 at 9:26 am

    Wow



  7. 𝒫𝒶𝓂ℯ𝓁𝒶 𝒿 𝒫ℯ𝓇ℴ𝓋𝒾𝒸𝒽 on April 19, 2024 at 11:21 am

    𝒯𝒽𝒶𝓉 𝓌𝒶𝓈 𝓂𝓎 𝒻𝒶𝓋ℴ𝓇𝒾𝓉ℯ 𝓌𝒽𝒾𝓉ℯ 𝒸𝒶𝓈𝓉𝓁ℯ, ℐ 𝓉𝒽ℴ𝓊ℊ𝒽𝓉 𝓉𝒽ℯ𝓎 𝒽𝒶𝒹 𝓉𝒽ℯ 𝒷ℯ𝓈𝓉 𝓆𝓊𝒶𝓁𝒾𝓉𝓎, 𝒻𝒶𝓈𝓉 ℊℴℴ𝒹 𝓈ℯ𝓇𝓋𝒾𝒸ℯ. 𝒯𝒽ℯ 𝒷𝓊𝓇ℊℯ𝓇𝓈 𝓃ℴ𝓉 𝓈ℴ𝒶𝓀ℯ𝒹 𝓌ℯ𝓉 ℊ𝓇ℴ𝓈𝓈 𝓁𝒾𝒦ℯ 95𝓉𝒽 𝒪𝒶𝓀 ℒ𝒶𝓌𝓃 ℴ𝓇 63 & 𝒸𝒾𝓈ℯ𝓇ℴ 𝓌ℴ𝓇𝓈𝓉 𝓈ℯ𝓇𝓋𝒾𝒸ℯ ℯ𝓋ℯ𝓇. ℐ 𝓌𝒾𝓁𝓁 𝓂𝒾𝓈𝓈 79 𝓉𝒽 & 𝒫𝓊𝓁𝒶𝓈𝓀𝒾 𝓁ℴ𝒸𝒶𝓉𝒾ℴ𝓃. 𝒯𝒽ℯ 𝓆𝓊𝒶𝓁𝒾𝓉𝓎 𝒽𝒶𝓈 𝓃ℯ𝓋ℯ𝓇 𝒷ℯℯ𝓃 𝓊𝓅 𝓉ℴ 𝓉𝒽𝒾𝓈 𝓆𝓊𝒶𝓁𝒾𝓉𝓎 ℴ𝒻 79 𝓉𝒽 & 𝒫𝓊𝓁𝒶𝓈𝓀𝒾. 𝒫𝒶𝓂ℯ𝓁𝒶 𝒿 𝒫ℯ𝓇ℴ𝓋𝒾𝒸𝒽



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