Prominent philosopher and educator John Dewey lived in the house on the southeast corner of Forest and South University when he chaired UM's philosophy department from 1889 to 1894. A block of stores including Witham's Drugs was built around it in 1929. In 1970 Witham's was replaced by Village Corners, known for its wine selections and counterculture atmosphere.
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Article Keywords: Businesses, Drug Stores, Pharmacies, Stores & Shops, University of Michigan - Academic Programs, University of Michigan - Faculty & Staff, Village Corners, Witham's
People: John Dewey
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