Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Sun Sep 10 04:11:10 UTC 2000

At 12:46 PM +0000 9/10/00, Lynne Murphy wrote:
>This town had no downtown/uptown contrast--just "downtown".  Rochester had a
>(now defunct) Midtown Mall

Midtown Plaza, IIRC.  One of the first indoor malls/plazas in the country.

>and "midtown" branches of the banks and
>department stores (the latter, now defunct)

What, Sibley's is no more?

>which was in what we'd call
>"downtown Rochester".  But if people were going to that part of town, they'd
>say they were going "downtown" or "into the city", not "I'm going (to)
>midtown" (unless they said "I'm going to Midtown" meaning the mall).

More information about the Ads-l mailing list