Lost Washington: Haje’s Restaurant

hajes-restaurant-exterior-at-1308-h-st-nwIn 1926, Charles J. Haje — a native of Lebanon — started the Haje’s Restaurant chain in Washington. His son, Jack, pioneered the first motorcycle deliveries of cooked chicken by the five restaurants in the area.

These photographs capture the Haje’s at 1308 H St., NW, on August 19, 1947. They were taken for the Potomac Electric Power Company, no doubt due to their modern use of electricity.hajes-restaurant-interiorhajes-kitchen

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