It has a name … Cass Corridor … though its artistic residents don’t call it that. "It's a city planner's label," says painter John Egner, a WSU professor. "Catchy and upbeat. But it has nothing to do with us and what goes on here. Who names their own neighborhood?"
This reticence, Egner admits, stems from the fact that a place known as Cass Corridor might attract tourists like the ill-fated Plum Street. Sightseers looking for gift shops run by freaked-out “arty” types won’t find them along Cass.
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