First it was a Burger King, then a movie theater. Now, all that’s in the University of Pennsylvania’s way is a pesky, persistent McDonald’s. The university already has plans to develop the site at 40th and Walnut streets, but the fast-food restaurant says it plans to stay put.
The Daily Pennsylvania’s feature story on the corridor traces its past as a crime-ridden, poorly-lit block full of low-end chain stores to what’s now home to a Marathon Grill, Qdoba and Fresh Grocer. But McDonald’s hangs on.
Feed the Feed: After reading the DP story, do you think the university makes a good case for wanting to move the McDonald’s?