Columbus, Ohio: Site of the First Wendy's Restaurant

A historical marker stands outside the building, which has been given a complete makeover and converted into the headquarters of a Catholic foundation.

Address:
257 E. Broad St., Columbus, OH
Directions:
Downtown, on the south side of E. Broad St., just east of its intersection with S. 5th St.
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Historical marker.

Site of First Wendy's Restaurant

This was the site of the original Wendy's restaurant. Now it's a parking lot.

[Stephen Francia, 08/30/2021]

The brick building behind it is the first Wendy's, although you'd never guess it. It was given a complete makeover and converted into the headquarters of a Catholic foundation in 2011.


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