Student Supply Company (Corner Store) Special Collections Research Center

Page featured image content

aerial view of busy corner with buildings and cars crossing intersection

Student Supply Company (Corner Store), Image 11-0342

Page main body content

Acquired by SU: Summer 1962 as a Bookstore Annex

Location: Northeast corner of University Place and So. Crouse Ave.

Demolished: 1964 for the Newhouse Communications Center

Notes: The Corner Store moved into the building in 1908 and sold primarily science and engineering supplies. It was founded by Leon W. Ellis. In 1920 a soda fountain was installed. The University purchased the building with the intention of demolishing it two years later, which it did.