Interior Built Environment Description: Landmark Diner Restaurant

In the late 1960’s, Tom Lambrou founder of Landmark Diner was a Greek immigrant who started of working as a cook on ships that traveled all around Europe, Africa, and even Asia. When Lambrou arrived in America, he was reduced into working low-leveled position such as  dishwasher or busboy. But by the age of 23, Tom Lambrou had saved up enough money and experience to open up several diners in New York. In 1994, Lambrou made the big decision to move to Atlanta and open up his first diner in Buckhead, the first Landmark Diner. His incentive for this major move was that at the time Atlanta was a rapidly growing city and plus the Olympics were on its way. Over the next several years, Tom Lambrou collected the rewards from his hard work and was able to open 4 more Landmark Diner location around Atlanta. The Landmark Diner in Buckhead is the original 24 hour diner located in the heart of Buckhead, at the corner of Peidmont and Roswell road. The Landmark Diner is a traditional New York operated diner with a large menu with breakfast, lunch and dinner served all day. The menu ranges from your simple steak gyro to fresh seafood, along with your typical diner foods. The building of the Landmark diner itself is reminiscent of a old school 50’s diner; with metallic reflective exterior walls, large paneled windows, and neon lights around the building/signs. Despite the diner having being built in 1994 is a little run down and old, it still doesn’t take away the authenticity and inviting manner of the restaurant itself. Upon...

Interior Environment: Digital Record 5

Upon entering the diner, you are greeted with a glass bakery case filled with an assortment of homemade cakes and pies. On top of the case were baked breads and other pastries that you could smell when walking through the doors of the diner. Behind the bakery case, different kinds of bottled alcohol are on display in and on top of shelves. This was the most inviting aspect to the diner to me, since almost everyone loves sweets and you could see that they make their own food from...

Interior Built Environment: Digital Record 4

The all marble bar provides for costumers looking for a quick bite. Behind the bar, the setup looks like any typical diner with dishes/glasses, soda dispenser, coffee maker, and bottles of alcohol; all up front enabling quick and easy access for the server. T.Vs were setup on both ends of the bar, so customers could catch up with the news while they ate. Personally, having previously ate at the diner, I would have prefer to eat at the bar since it is quick and the servers were nice enough to hold up conversations with you while you sat...

Interior Built Environment: Digital Record 3

During the day, the huge paneled windows bring in a lot of natural light exposing the unique interior design of the diner. The floors and walls are all made of marble which provide a elegant touch to the place. International flags are hung all around the ceiling of the diner. All these aspects can be seen when entering the diner were you have a choice of enjoy you meal on the tables, booths, or at the...
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