Before/After Madness: The Tony V's Tavern Renovation Was Pretty Intense

Paul Beshouri


[Present-day photography by Chris and Michelle Gerard, historic photography by Tribes of the Cass Corridor]

Three months ago, Tony V's Tavern opened in a building that generations of Wayne State students knew as Alvin's Bar. A legend of the Cass Corridor, Alvin's left behind a tired interior that Tony V's spent more than a year renovating. What were they working on all that time? Prepare yourself for a dramatic before/after gallery revealing not only new decor, but a complete reversal of the interior layout.

For a look at the building's exterior transformation over the last 30 years, check out the link below.
· Tony V's Tavern Sprouts a Sign, Replaces Storied Midtown Bar [Curbed]