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Historical Images: Johnstone's at 858 Asbury Avenue

Our weekly feature includes photographs from the Ocean City Historical Museum collection and from the modern era.

This week's "Then and Now" features a downtown landmark that has been standing for more than 100 years and is located at 858 Asbury Ave.

In the first image, taken in 1939, the building was occupied by Johnstone's Restaurant. Take note of the businesses name in the sidewalk.

The second image shows the building as it appears today, home to since 1973. Johnstone's name is still in the sidewalk.

To see more historical photos of Ocean City, visit the Ocean City Historical Museum in the  at 1735 Simpson Ave.

Fred Miller February 17, 2013 at 06:30 PM
Love the Spinning Wheel Florist! The only place to buy flowers.
Ellen February 17, 2013 at 10:36 PM
Ditto!
Richard Jacoby February 18, 2013 at 10:02 PM
Love seeing these old pictures.
Rahn Brackin February 25, 2013 at 01:51 PM
Who laid that sidewalk? It is a marvel that it is in such good condition after all these years with "Johnstone's" still clearly visable.

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