Then/Now: 1520 Wells, Midas Touch / Old Town Oil

Then/Now: 1520 Wells, Midas Touch / Old Town Oil

August 7th, 2013

1520 N. Wells Street

 

Starting out our “Then & Now” picture series is the very home of the Old Town Merchants & Residents Association (visit us in the basement!) and Old Town Oil. It’s amazing what 40 years difference can make, and this building might be the most glaring example of that.

Midas Touch was a go-go club located here in Old Town in the 60s and 70s. As you can see from the “Then” picture, business signage requirements

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