Then and Now: Bury’s Drug Store to Uniontown Bar & Grill

Well, this was a hopefully step to revitalize Anacostia, but the most recent owner made a couple bad decisions.

Here is the building as it looked around 1919 as Bury’s drug store.

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Bury's drug store around 1919
Bury’s drug store around 1919

And below is the current Google Street View of what used to be Uniontown Bar and Grill.

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The beautiful old building might have life again, according to the City Paper.

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  • Lou Novacheck

    I’m curious about how the place got its name. I’m from SW PA, near a place called Uniontown PA.