Valparaiso, Indiana: Industrial Revolution Restaurant

A standalone restaurant whose exterior and interior sport statues celebrating blue collar industrial workers.
Address:
1084 Linwood Ave., Valparaiso, IN
Directions:
South edge of the city, on the north side of US Hwy 30/Lincoln Hwy at its intersection with Linwood Ave.
Hours:
Su-Th 11-9. F-Sa 11-10 (Call to verify)
Phone:
219-465-1801
Admission:
Free to look.
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Industrial Revolution Restaurant

This restaurant is filled with artwork of the industrial revolution. A working G scale railroad runs every 20 minutes. The outside is a work of art, from the ironworkers eating lunch on that beam as they build that iconic skyscraper, to all the others scenes and plaques dedicated to that era. The door handle torches were actually used to construct this art.

[Joe Nowak, 02/24/2018]

The restaurant features the sculptures of Sergio Furnari, whose rooftop ironworkers-eating-lunch can also be seen elsewhere.

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