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Portrait of Theodoros Genchos

Photo Tour 2017

Portrait of Theodoros Genchos

Theodoros Genchos, Harry Karapalidis’ maternal grandfather, arrived in Philadelphia from Greece in 1927 and eventually moved to Camden, NJ where he opened 2 restaurants with his son, Dimitri. One of the diners was named the “Olympic Diner.”

Date: c. 1930
Location: Philadelphia
Submitted by Harry Karapalidis