Borsari's Corner, Melbourne

Borsari's Corner is at the intersection of Lygon Street and Grattan Street, in Carlton, Victoria, Australia. The corner is named after Nino Borsari, a member of the Gold medal winning Italian pursuit cycling team at the 1932 Olympics, who was competing in Australia when World War II broke out. Unable to return home, he established a bicycle repair shop on the corner in 1941. In the late 1940s, a neon sign of Borsari was erected, and is currently of heritage significance. Borsari was active in the local Italian community, organising cultural and welfare activities.

Neon sign at Borsari's Corner

Borsari's Corner is currently occupied by a Shoex shoe store, an ANZ bank branch, a 7-11 convenience store and Tono At Borsari's, an Italian restaurant.

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