Set Up Shop, Invest In the Block

Corner stores, it’s time to step it up

When my car broke down for the sixth or seventh time, I started to notice how ubiquitous corner stores were in my neighborhood. One per corner, it seemed, and sometimes, corner stores defied the rules entirely and moved into definitely not corner buildings.

The audacity.



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