Tag: 1197 Lansdowne Avenue

  • Briggs Cafe

    Briggs Cafe

    1197 Lansdowne Avenue Briggs Cafe operated at 1197 Lansdowne Avenue, the corner of Louis Street and Lansdowne Avenue in Camden’s predominantly Polish Whitman Park neighborhood. Matthew Derengowski and family were living at 1197 Lansdowne Avenue when the census was taken in April of 1930. Matthew was then working as a hardwood floor scraper. Matthew Derengowski’s…

  • Walt’s Cafe

    Walt’s Cafe

    1197 Lansdowne Avenue Walt’s Cafe was located at 1197 Lansdowne Avenue, on the corner of Lansdowne Avenue and Louis Street. The bar had operated as Briggs Cafe in the late 1940s, and in the late 1960s and early 1970s as Walt’s Cafe. During the 1990’s, the bar was known as the Camelot Lounge.