South Mendenhall Street at Spring Garden

College Hill businesses

Tate Street business district 
(Click here for a look at how Tate Street has changed over the years.)

Spring Garden and Mendenhall

If you’re looking for … 

  • Wear Yours, closed August 2017
  • Subway, closed January 2017
  • Munchiez, closed December 2016
  • Troy-Bumpass Inn, closed October 2016 (after 24 years)
  • Cafe Mirchi, closed July 2016
  • Taste frozen yoghurt, closed December 2015
  • Thai Garden, closed December 2015
  • Los Cabos, closed fall 2015
  • Addams Bookstore, closed February 2014 (after 25 years or so)
  • The Corner, closed February 2011 (after 60 years)
  • University Laundry, August 2010
  • Hong Kong House, December 1999 (after 27 years)
  • … and from the 1990s and 2000s, all gone now: Ben & Jerry’s, Burger King, College Hill Video, Crocodiles, Crunchy Music Stuff (later Gate City Noise), the Cuckoo’s Nest, Cup a Joe, Design Archives (moved downtown), El Carreton, The Exchange, Friar’s Cellar, India Palace, Know Juan, the Lager Haus, Li’l Dino’s, Maya Art Gallery, The Space, Tate Street Billiards, Valencia, several problematic bars where the pool hall used to be and also where Sushi Republic is now, a long string of convenience stores where Chipotle is now and two suntan places, both relatively short-lived.
  • … and from the old days: Aliza’s Cafe, the Belstone Cafe, the Edge, Fridays, the Nightshade Cafe, the Red Door, Schoolkids Records, the Victory Theatre and many others.