January 28, 1928: Summit Street Pharmacy Opens

Mary Elizabeth Apartments

On this date: January 28, 1928.  Summit Street Pharmacy opened at 454 West End Boulevard, in the Mediterranean-style building at the foot of Summit Street.  The top floor housed the Mary Elizabeth Apartments.

The pharmacy occupied the ground floor and featured a soda fountain that extended the length of the building.  The close proximity to Reynolds High School made the pharmacy a popular spot for young people.

Photo courtesy of Molly Grogan Rawls.

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