*As seen on page 153 of South's October/November DineSouth Issue
"Every day, we go to work hoping to do two things: share great coffee with our friends and help make the world a little better. It was true when the first Starbucks opened in 1971, and it’s just as true today. Your third place awaits."
Starbucks has an idea (besides eat, sleep, breathe Cups of Jo) that we jive with pretty well. It's a philosophy that says our first place in life is undoubtedly home - where we lay our heads to rest at night. We get up and we go our second place, the one that pays the bills. But it is the third place where we all go to decompress, regroup, and strategize on other the "places" in our hectic lives. At their newest downtown location at the corner of Barnard & West Bay, the inspiration of Savannah's natural beauty and rich history is reflected within the four walls and overflowing courtyard. "Inspired by the beauty and character of the city; Starbucks design team collaborated with Miami based artist, “Plant the Future” as a way of fusing interior design, art, and nature," says designers, Melissa McCaughey and Eduardo Meza. "The Café is a balanced combination of blonde Wood and warm materials that create the perfect background for an Enchanting Art installation that celebrates the city’s nature, beauty and history."
135 W. Bay St., Savannah, GA
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