Park Circle from the 1940's

Park Circle intersection circa late 1940's-1950. To the left is Carlins Amusement Park which was located across from School 18. It later would become Carlins Drive-in and a small shopping area which included Arlins Department Store, a bakery, laundromat, reception hall and A&P Supermarket.

The A&P would later house the Giovanchy's/Pascal's night club.


Park Circle intersection late 1940's-1950. Partial view of the Gunther Beer sign to the left and view of Shaarei Zion synagogue facing forward. As the Park Heights neighborhood integrated Shaarei Zion would move and its building is now housed by Good Shepherd Baptist church.