Don Pollo

BUSINESS:
Don Pollo

LOCATION:
Corporate Boulevard, Atlanta, Georgia

USED TO BE A:
Pizza Hut

CREATIVE INTERPRETATION:
Decorative tiling and a trompe l’oeil chicken mural will keep 50% of people for mistaking this for a “hut”!

PHOTO:
David Hornbuckle

Orlando’s Mexican Grill

BUSINESS:

Orlando’s Mexican Grill

LOCATION:

Clear Lake,

Houston, Texas

USED TO BE A:

Pizza Hut

CREATIVE INTERPRETATION:

Relied on the trusty “put shutters up and pretend the windows weren’t trapezoids” method.

PHOTO:

Douglas Cudd

NOTES:

Also converted from El Lago Burrito Company

Huntington Learning Center

BUSINESS:
Huntington Learning Center

LOCATION:
Union Road at Orchard Park Road, Orchard Park, New York

USED TO BE A:
Pizza Hut

CREATIVE INTERPRETATION:
Oh my god, if you want to get high school kids to pay you to study for the SAT, you could have at least left the sundae bar.

PHOTO:
Liz Clayton

NOTE:
Next door to converted Ponderosa!

First on Queensway

BUSINESS:

First on Queensway

LOCATION:

Queensway,

Prince George, British Columbia

USED TO BE A:

Pizza Hut

CREATIVE INTERPRETATION:

It’s truly amazing how versatile the standard Pizza Hut store is.

PHOTO:

Douglas Koyama

Des Moines Police Traffic Unit

BUSINESS:

Des Moines Police Traffic Unit

LOCATION:

Forest Ave,

Des Moines, Iowa

USED TO BE A:

Pizza Hut

CREATIVE INTERPRETATION:

Oh my god! They turned a Pizza Hut into a Cop Shop! What, there were no abandoned Dunkin’ Donuts stores available?

PHOTO:

The Evil Sam Graham