Photo courtesy The University of Texas at Arlington’s Squire Haskins Photography, Inc. Collection.

The University of Texas at Arlington’s digital archives show a historic view of Vick’s Steak House and Cafeteria at the Lake Highlands Shopping Center, now known as Northlake Center on the corner of E. Northwest Highway and Ferndale Road.

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The building where the restaurant and cafeteria were is now empty, but the space where a hardware store sits in the background of the image is occupied by Rooster Home and Hardware and a Dollar Tree store.

Here’s a look at the location in the present day:

Photo by Liesbeth Powers.