Chick-fil-A Is Closing Its Iconic First Location After 50 Years

Chick-fil-A's impending demise will be more significant than other fast-food franchise closures. After 50 years, the original Chick-fil-A restaurant will close.

Chick-fil-In November 1967, Truett Cathy founded this Greenbriar Mall store in Atlanta, Georgia. 

He and his brother launched The Dwarf Grill, subsequently renamed The Dwarf House, in 1946.

"Through the years, that restaurant prospered and led Cathy to further the success of his business," Chick-fil-A says on its website.

The 384-square-foot Greenbriar Mall Chick-fil-A helped create the national brand. Local sources claim the site will close permanently on Saturday, 

In 2021, Macy's closed its largest store. Chick-fil-A did not answer our questions concerning the shutdown.

The Southeast's first indoor mall, the Greenbriar, hosted the first Chick-fil-A.

The Greenbriar Chick-fil-A experience was different in 1967. The menu consisted of lemonade, lemon pie, coleslaw, salads with boneless chicken breast,

"From this location, Chick-fil-A has grown to become one of the largest privately owned restaurant chains in the nation,

More positively, Chick-fil-The chain's new app features will cut wait times and ensure food is hot and fresh. In February and March