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Thursday
Sep202012

Ancient Grecian Corner Signage Revealed

Constuction is underway in the space that was last home to Greek diner Grecian Corner, as an outpost of David's Tea is slated to take over the space. The old signage came down yesterday, and lo and behold, most of the original wooden sign had been lurking behind the newer one this whole time, with the Greek-style lettering still plainly visible.

Anyone know how long this diner had been there for? It's reminiscent of the old Karavas sign on West 4th Street in the Village, which has been around for about 30 years.

Reader Comments (5)

Grecian Corner dates from 1984. Some of the worst diner food in this hemisphere passed through there. Would always be a "C" or "Grade Pending" place nowadays with frequent Board of Health closings.

September 20, 2012 | Unregistered Commenter5w30

I moved here in 1987 and it was there then

September 20, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterParkSlopePerson

That place was AWFUL!

David's Tea is GREAT.

huge improvement.

September 20, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterhans

Yes, it was pretty bad.
One of the worst diners, couldn't believe it was open as long as it was.
Made me ashamed to be greek

September 20, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterwogboy

Sounds like everyone is happy about the change. At least the Grecian Corner had some nice signage.

September 28, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKyle Anderson

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