Arcadia, California: Windmill-themed Business

Denny's chain restaurant opened in late 1990s featured a Danish-style windmill above its ruffle collar roof. The windmill, which turned until 1989, was part of a Van de Kamp bakery/restaurant (1967) at the site.

7 East Huntington Dr., Arcadia, CA
NE corner of Historic Route 66 and Santa Anita Ave.
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Windmill-Themed Business

The Denny's restaurant with the windmill on the roof has had its windmill blades restored.

[K.D. Grant, 05/20/2019]
Windmill-Themed Denny's

The windmill blades fell off in December. Fortunately no one was injured. To be repaired.

[Jing, 03/21/2018]

The windmill, whose blades hadn't moved in years, was repaired and its blades set spinning exactly 18 months before they fell off.

Windmill-themed Denny's

The windmill [blade] has fallen off and is supposedly going to be put back up in the future.

[Zak, 03/18/2018]

Windmill Denny's.

Windmill-themed Denny's

Good place to stop and use the restroom on your road trip!

[Crystal, 08/06/2014]

And a nice piece of roadside architecture preserved and nestled atop a Denny's.

Windmill restaurant.

Windmill-themed Denny's

New Denny's diner in Arcadia has a large windmill above it.

[S. Winston, 11/07/1999]

Denny's chain restaurant opened in the late 1990s featuring a non-operational Dutch-style windmill above its ruffle collar roof. The windmill is an artifact from an earlier tenant where it made a little more sense -- a Van de Kamp Bakery.

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