Hayes Building


151 Walnut Street

Walnut Street was once one of the busiest commercial streets in the city. To alleviate this congestion, “cheap corners” were established. Beginning with Cheap Corner #1, which was located here at the Hayes Building, the goods would get cheaper as a buyer moved up Walnut Street toward Cheap Corner #3. The marker designating Cheap Corner #1 is still located on the southwest corner of this building between the first and second floors.

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