The Varsity - North Ave - Atlanta, GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 33° 46.296 W 084° 23.343
16S E 741791 N 3739895
Quick Description: What’ll ya have! What’ll ya have! The Varsity opened in 1928 and is the world’s largest drive-in. You can still get curb service. Located on North Ave at Spring St in Atlanta, GA.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 5/2/2012 1:48:44 PM
Waymark Code: WMEBGY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2
Views: 3

Long Description:

The Varsity is an icon in the modern culture of Atlanta, Georgia. The restaurant has been visited by celebrates, presidents and even featured in movies. Located a short walk from the campus of Georgia Tech and Bobby Dodd Stadium, many football fans stop off at the Varsity before or after the game.

curbside service at the varsity

From Wikipedia - The Varsity
"Originally named 'The Yellow Jacket,' The Varsity was established in 1928 at the corner of Luckie Street and Hemphill Avenue in Midtown Atlanta. Its founder, Frank Gordy, a Reinhardt University graduate, briefly attended The Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) but dropped out in 1925. Then, as now, the restaurant catered heavily to Georgia Tech students. As the business grew, Gordy was forced to move the restaurant to 61 North Avenue (on the northwest corner of Spring Street) to accommodate the crowds; the present structure now covers two city blocks. It was here that the name was changed to 'The Varsity,' reflecting his desire to expand to other college campuses. During the drive-in era, The Varsity began its curbside service, which continues to this day."
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