Abstract: Coffee plants entered the island of Sulawesi in 1750 the Dutch colonial forced cultivation period. Coffee shops in Makassar are scattered throughout the city, its presence on the sidewalks to permanent buildings equipped with facilities, the coffee shop presents the availability of public space in various informal activities in various aspects of routine, its diversity is influenced by the potential of the surrounding environment and its existence is one of the factors in the existence of various community as a user in a coffee shop. This research uses historical research. The aim of the research is to reconstruct the past objectively, systematically by collecting, evaluating, explaining, synthesizing evidence to establish facts, drawing conclusions precisely. Coffee shops in the city of Makassar develop in every main, secondary and tertiary road. first at street corners, traditional markets, community ports, densely populated settlements then potential areas such as campus areas, airport environments, sports centers, business centers, warehousing areas, office areas, hospital environments, transportation terminals, fish auction areas. There are 848 coffee shops in Makassar city until 2018 at 218 road points.
Haryanto , Victor Sampebulu, Ria Wikantari and Afifah Haritsah, 2019. Coffee Shops as Public Space in the Historical Tracks of Makassar City. Research Journal of Applied Sciences, 14: 462-468.