Built Environment Description – Aurora Coffee Shop

As I approached 468 Moreland Avenue I saw a very unique set up on the end of a strip of shops. This sign intrigued me before I even knew what it said because of the art on the side of the building as well as the outside seating to the side of this shop. Once I got close enough, I realized that it was my destination: Aurora Coffee Shop.  When I first parked and got out of the car I saw this and decided to take the picture. I walked in and the shop is a long rectangle. There were many students sitting with their laptops, as well as a few older gentlemen discussing work things at the bar-style seating. Seeing the menu was one of the first things that caught my eye. It is written all on a chalk board and hung from the ceiling from chains. The second thing that caught my attention was the walls. They basically used the wall as a canvas. It was very unique and quite smart. As I sat down to observe, the first thing I did was try to connect to WiFi. Now once I pulled up the page to connect, there was a paragraph on the side of the page. This paragraph had the “Aurora Coffee” trademark; below that was the history of the shop. Aurora was founded in 1992 by a couple fugitives. It was purchased by a local record store in 2005. They are independent and very dedicated to their love of coffee. The shop itself seems like if there were a lot of people in it, it would...
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