Pizza Corner (Halifax)
Pizza Corner in September 2018.
|Location||Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada|
Junction of Blowers Street and Grafton Street
Pizza Corner is an intersection downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the junction of Blowers Street and Grafton Street. It is a local landmark originally consisting of three pizzerias: King of Donair, Sicilian Pizza and the European Food Shop. Completing the four corners is The Presbyterian Church of Saint David, a provincially recognized heritage building.
In 2012 King of Donair left their longtime location over a dispute with the building owner, leaving the iconic corner with only two pizzerias. The space was filled for a few years by a frozen yogurt chain, but in 2017 Pizza Girls opened in the former KOD location. The European Food Shop closed in 2015 after operating there since 1987, but the space was not left empty for long as Johnny K's Authentic Donair opened up just a few months later.
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