Old South Restaurant

A 1946 National Glass and Manufacturing Co. diner in Fort Smith, Arkansas

True Diner

711 S Towson Ave (US-71-Bus)
Fort Smith, Arkansas 72901


Status: Gone and never coming back

Last Updated: Oct. 18, 2017


SE corner w/ F St. S.

National’s prototype diner. National used a flexible modular system customisable and adaptable to each site and client, instead of fixed complete designs. This one was managed by R.C. Strub of New York (formerly of Schwab’s, NYC). Demolished 1970s. [Spencer Stewart]

Site is now a parking lot.