This story begins in 1989, when George Katsaros purchased and renovated Zimmerman’s Family Restaurant, which was the former restaurant on the corner of Orange and Queen Streets in Lancaster City. Ten years later, the Katsaros family was ready to, quite literally, elevate their restaurant and its offerings.

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Overview

  • Expansion of restaurant space from one floor to three floors of unique dining options
  • Addition of rooftop deck
  • Installation of new kitchen in basement
  • Installation of elevator
  • Exterior painting and accent lighting

Square Footage

8,800

Duration

7 Months

Architect

Scott Dillow, Dillow Associates, Architects LLC

Interior Designer

Allison McIndoe, AK Interiors

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Ammon Stoltzfus Construction
Associated Building Inspections
Baker, Ingram & Associates
Bass Mechanical, Inc.
Brubaker, Inc.
Canvas Awning Servicing Co.
Clark Food Service Equipment
Dillow Associates, Architects LLC
EHC Associates
Fisher’s Construction, Inc.
HC Quality Doors
Henry H. Ross & Son Inc.
HL Wiker, Inc.
J. Richard Burkholder, Inc.
John K. Garvey Masonry
Katsaros, Inc.
Keener Insulating & Supply, Inc.
Martin’s Flooring, Inc.
Protech Mechanical Contractors, Inc.
Robert Weaver Masonry
Rock & Metal Systems, Inc.
Schindler Elevator
Two Dudes Painting Company
Wilco Electric, Inc.

BEHIND THE SCENES

FAST FACTS

# of new jobs created

# of patrons that can fit on rooftop deck

# of seats in upscale second-floor restaurant

THE RESULT

Yorgo’s has been transformed from a single-floor sports bar into a three-story restaurant with multiple dining options, each with a unique atmosphere. In addition to a full renovation of the first floor, including relocating the kitchen to the basement, the second floor now features upscale dining while the third floor has become an events and lounge area. Exterior features include a new rooftop deck that overlooks Orange and Queen Streets as well as the exterior brick now painted white along with accent lighting.

This new space has allowed Yorgo’s to elevate their offerings and expand to serve 225 customers and employee a total of 55 employees.

And so, the story continues…