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Whataburger was founded in Corpus Christi, TX in 1950. By 1960, the company had opened 17 restaurants in Texas, Florida, and Tennessee. There are now about 600 locations. Of these, there are about 15 of the 30 foot tall A-frame buildings left. The first one was built in 1961 in Odessa, TX at Whataburger's 24th location. That location has either been significantly remodeled or, more likely, completely rebuilt. The company built other location in other states later on (AR, GA, LA, MS, and NM) but I don't believe any of those were A-frame buildings. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2.

Whataburger
Austin, TX
Whataburger
Marshall, TX
This Austin location was the 84th location and built in 1971. The canopy portion is now enclosed. For more, see this website. [map]

This Marshall location was built in 1968 as the 48th location. The original "W" and rooftop signs are still there. However, the former canopy portion in front of the building was remodeled in 2006. This photo is from 2011. [map]

Whataburger
Mesquite, TX
This Mesquite location was the 80th location, built in 1971. [map]

Whataburger
Mobile, AL
This Mobile location was the 104th location, built in 1973. [map]

Whataburger
Duncanville, TX
This Whataburger was built in 1975. This was the 129th location in the chain. The canopy has been replaced with a modern dining room building. However, the original A-frame and sign remain in back. For more, see this website. [map]

Whataburger
Corpus Christi, TX
Whataburger
Corpus Christi, TX
The first Corpus Christi location shown above is vintage. It was altered in 2007 with the canopy area bricked up for an indoor dining area. This location was the ninth location built, constructed in 1953. The original building was replaced with this A-frame in the 1960s. For more, see this website. [map]

The second Corpus Christi location shown above is modern. This storage building is painted to look like one of the old walk-up stands. [map]

Whataburger
Lufkin, TX
The Lufkin location had been remodeled by 2008. [map]

Whataburger
Tyler, TX
The Tyler location has also been heavily remodeled. However, the "W" is still on the A-frame. There are plans to move to a new location at the end of 2018. [map]

Whataburger
Tyler, TX
This location in Tyler has also been heavily remodeled. There is a third Whataburger in Tyler which is more modern and does not have an A-frame. [map]

former Whataburger
Fort Worth, TX
former Whataburger
Dallas, TX
The former Whataburger in Fort Worth has housed Don's Seafood since at least 2007. [map]

The former Whataburger in Dallas is occupied by a church. The mounting for the rooftop sign is still there. The building has been painted red and beige since this photo. [map]

former Whataburger
Dallas, TX
This former Whataburger in Dallas has housed Rainbow Donuts since at least 2007. [map]

former Whataburger
Dallas, TX
This former Whataburger in Dallas was built around 1968. In the early 2000s, the building housed a church. It has housed Studio Arts Dallas since 2006. [map]

Whataburger
Kingsville, TX

2011:

2018:
This Kingsville location opened in 1952. It was the fourth one built. This A-frame replaced the original building in the early 1960s. By 2015, the blue trim was repainted orange and some fencing was installed on top of the canopy. [map]

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