Wake Forest 27587 Magazine

Winter 2019

The quarterly 27587 MAGAZINE is a must-read, in-you-hands publication that strives to give a deeper identity to rapidly growing Wake Forest, N.C. It highlights in-depth stories, targeting higher-income households.

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Field Trip to 27607 Hillsborough Street You can hear the heartbeat of NC State as well as witness an urban upswing By Philip M. Read H arvard Square is the destination for the Crimson's Ivy Leaguers, known to frequent such institutions as Grendel's Den. New Haven's Chapel Street pulls in the Yalies, fond of a legendary watering hole that serves up Belgian fries. And NC State, whose unshakable Wolfpack pride actually does paint the town red on occasion, has "the corridor," Raleigh's storied Hillsborough Street. You can hear the phrase "Wolfpack Nation" roll off people's lips along this strip in the heart of a campus where joggers zip by such mainstays as Mitch's Tavern — a location shoot for the 1988 film classic "Bull Durham" starring Kevin Costner — and newbie Target, whose flaunting of Continued on Page 56 ❱❱ PHOTOGRAPHS BY PHILIP M. READ The 115-foot NC State Memorial Bell Tower, first envisioned to honor alumni killed in World War I and today illuminated by red floodlights, is made of 1,400 tons of granite set on a 700-ton concrete base. The landmark is noted as a backdrop for student pictures ahead of graduation. Its blending of Romanesque features and Gothic verticality is said to be reminiscent of the towers at West Point.

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