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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania: Decrepit Giant Coffee Mug

In 2009 it was going to be a drive-thru espresso cafe in the shape of an enormous mug of Joe. Vaguely mug-like, boarded up ruin.

Spring St., Wilkes-Barre, PA
Spring St. and Schoolhouse Ln, just east of Mundy.
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Decrepit Giant Coffee Mug

Contrary to what was written by the last tipster, the cup is still there. I passed by July 10th, and it pretty much still looked like it did five years ago. Same location as well.

[JV, 07/24/2021]

Coffee Mug building.

Giant Decrepit Coffee Mug

I wasn't sure if the coffee mug would still be standing, but I was passing Wilkes Barre and thought I'd risk a detour. It is in pretty bad shape, and looks like it's either going to be torn down or washed away, based on its condition. Still, it was exciting to see, I'm glad I went, and I would tell others interested in goofy roadside attractions to visit.

[Jean Leisher, 11/16/2019]

The even sadder coffee mug building, 2018.

Giant Coffee Mug

Run down and sad. Not worth a stop. Graffiti left much to be desired.

[hartlinemom, 07/28/2018]

Coffee Cup.

Giant Coffee Cup

Love it! Hilarious and just 3 minutes off 84. Just stop and take a pic. Yes, it's not perfect, but the neighborhood is good. Commercial area. Nothing scary.

[Raizo Knowles, 10/07/2016]

Giant coffee mug.

Giant Coffee Mug

Giant Coffee Cup building.

[Amy, 02/11/2013]

Intended to be a coffee drive-thru, the cylindrical building with the handle is vacant and in disrepair.

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