Around Town: The Corner

September 1, 2018

     The Corner is a quarter mile of swag shops, greasy spoons, restaurants, and convenience stores along University Ave., roughly from about Chancellor street to the 14th street railroad bridge. In days past, bookstores and a cafeteria served university students across the street from the medical school.  Today, the names of long gone stores are still painted on the sides of buildings, but a few historical bars and restaurants are still in business. At The White Spot, you can still get a grillswith (fried donuts with a topping of ice cream) or a gus burger (cheeseburger topped with a fried egg.) Along the south side of University Ave., a stone wall delineates university grounds from The Corner.

 

Gear Photos were shot with a Nikon Coolpix A, or with a Nikon D750 paired with a Zeiss Milvus 35 mm f/2.0.

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