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The Varsity, Atlanta
- Address: 61 Jackson St NW
- Vicinity: Spring St NW
- Phone: 404-881-1706
|Frank Gordy leases a house at 55 North Ave and builds a small brick restaurant in front.
|On the first day of business, Frank Gordy makes $47.30 serving a lot of 5 cent hot dogs. The most expensive menu item is 10 cents.
|Clark Gable enjoys a Varsity hamburger inside the restaurant. Atlanta residents typically garnish hotdogs with coleslaw.
|Architect Jules Grey updates The Varsity during a major makeover with a streamline look. The white stucco siding curves where the two early brick buildings connect.
|Future comedian, Julius "Nipsey" Russell begins his four year stint as a carhop at The Varsity drive-in. He increases his tips while developing his comedic skills.
|The Varsity claims the title as the World's Biggest Drive-in, employing 130 carhops.
|George H W Bush
|US President George H W Bush orders a hot dog, peach pie and a coke while dining with customers at The Varsity, Atlanta, Georgia.
|William Jefferson Clinton
|Bill Clinton eats a grilled chicken sandwich while former Georgia governor Zell Miller enjoys a hamburger at The Varsity.
|At The Varsity, Barack Obama indulges in a few chili dogs.
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