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Thursday, January 16, 2014

Soon to be a Chipotle in Novato, CA

Submitted by Jason, this UTBAPH has a storied history. First, of course, as a Pizza Hut. Then, for a while, it served up some Starbucks Coffee (as can still be detected in the scarred wood roof-hump). Now, much like a caterpillar becoming a beautiful butterfly, this majestic building will soon be a Chipotle.

Good on Starbucks for keeping a lot of the original design and roof hump. Let's hope that Chipotle has the same sense of history about them. After all, in one seriously crazy twist to this unusual lineage, Chipotle itself used to be McDonald's.