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Genuardi's locations in PA

Post by MikeRa » 26 Aug 2010 13:54

Here is a list of current and past Genuardi Supermarket/Genuardi's Family Markets location in PA, including the org. G. Genuardi & Sons shopette location:

Audubon (Genuardi’s #04): 2850 Audubon Village Drive (Egypt & Pawlings Road) (Opened 11/2/1965. Closed 1992 and moved to other end of shopping center in 1995)
Bensalem (Genuardi’s #17): 900 Neshaminy Mall (Opened 10/19/1983 in former Pathmark. Closed 1997)
Bensalem (Genuardi’s #39): 2220 Neshaminy Boulevard (SW Corner Bristol & Hulmeville Road. Closed 2005)
Chalfont (New Brittan) (Genuardi’s #22): 4275 County Line Road (Opened 6/1/1989)
Chesterbrook (Wayne) (Genuardi’s #16): 500 Chesterbrook Boulevard (Opened 5/20/1981. Closed 8/21/2010)
Conshohocken: 200 West Ridge Pike
Doylestown (Genuardi’s #21): 73 Old Dublin Pike (Opened 10/26/1988)
Eagleville (Genuardi’s #08): 3200 Ridge Pike (Opened 10/4/1973)
East Goshen (Genuardi’s #19): Paoli Pike and Boot Road (Goshen Village Shopping Center) (Opened 3/9/1988. Closed 2004)
East Marlborough
Edgmont (Opened 1995. Closed 7/17/2010)
Exton (Genuardi’s #19): 260 North Pottstown Pike (Opened 10/23/1985. Closed 1991)
Exton (Lionville): 260 Eagleville Blvd (Opened 2000)
Feasterville Mad Grocer (Mad Grocer #03): Street Road & Bustelton Pike (Opened 3/29/1982. Closed 1996 and replaced by Feasterville Genuardi’s)
Feasterville: 1055 Bustelton Pike
Flourtown (Safeway Store #3013/Genuardi’s #13): 1844 Bethlehem Pike (Opened 4/5/1978 in former Food Fair/Pantry Pride)
Glen Eagle (Chadds Ford) (Genuardi’s #23): 475 Glen Eagle (Route 202) [Glen Eagle Shopping Center])
Glen Mills (Opened 1990. Closed 8/21/2010)
Huntingdon Valley (Genuardi’s #15): 821 Huntingdon Pike (Opened 6/12/1979 in former Penn Fruit. Closed & moved to 737 Huntingdon Pike)
Huntingdon Valley: 737 Huntingdon Pike
Jamison: 2395 York Road
Jekintown Zagara’s (Zagara’s #02): 913 Old York Road
Kennett Square: 850 East Baltimore Pike
King of Prussia (Genuardi’s Store #07): 150 East Beidler Road (Closed & moved to 310 South Henderson Road)
King of Prussia: 310 South Henderson Road
Langhorne: 168 North Flower Mill Road
Lansdale Mad Grocer (Mad Grocer #01): Valley Forge Road
Lansdale (Towamencin) (Genuardi’s #24): 1758 Allentown Road
Maple Glen (Genuardi’s #06): 1925 Norristown Road (Opened 6/24/1969)
Newtown (Safeway Store #3020/Genuardi’s #20): 2890 South Eagle Road (Opened 3/9/1988)
Newtown Square: 4899 West Chester Pike (Closing 2010)
Norristown (Jeffersonville): 1967 West Main Street (G. Genuardi & Sons Superette. Opened 2/1/1940. Closed 2/28/1954 when Genuardi Supermarket opened at 1930 West Main Street)
Norristown (East Norriton) (Genuardi’s #03): 2961 Swede Road and 115 West Germantown Pike (Closed 1999 and moved to 25 West Germantown Pike)
Norristown (Genuardi’s Store #11/Mad Grocer #04): Markley Street (Opened 12/10/1975 in former A&P. Closed 1996 as Mad Grocer)
Norristown (Jeffersonville) (Genuardi’s #01): 1930 West Main Street (Opened 2/28/1954)
Norristown (Sandy Hill) (Genuardi’s #02): 1000 Sandy Hill Road (Opened 4/2/1958. Closed 2004)
Norristown: 25 West Germantown Pike
North Wales (West Point) (Genuardi’s #12): 467 Sumneytown Pike (Opened 10/19/1976)
North Wales: 107 South Main Street
Phoenixville (Kimberton) (Genuardi’s #26): 542 Kimberton Road
Phoenixville Mad Grocer (Mad Grocer #02):
Pottstown (Genuardi’s #25): 1400 North Charlotte Street (1991-2004)
Quakertown (Genuardi’s #09/Mad Grocer #05): 240 South West End Boulevard (Opened 11/13/1974 as Genuardi’s. Closed 1996 as The Mad Grocer
Roslyn: 2350 Susquehanna Road
Royersford (Genuardi’s #18): Lewis Road & Chestnut Street (Opened 3/16/1983 in former A&P. Closed 1995 and moved to Buckwalter Road)
Royersford: 70 Buckwalter Road (Opened 1995)
Spring City (Genuardi’s #14): 1 East Bridge Street (Main & Bridge Street) (Opened 3/14/1979 in former Acme. Closed 1996 1 year after Buckwalter Road opened)
Spring House: 1121 Bethlehem Pike
Springfield: 950 Baltimore Pike (Opened 1996)
St. Davids (Genuardi’s #27): 550 East Lancaster Avenue (Opened 1992)
Towamencin: 1758 Allentown Road
Warminster (Genuardi’s #10): 624 York Road (Opened 01/01/1975 in former Food Fair/Pantry Pride. Closed 1993)
Warrick
Warrington: 389 Easton Road
West Chester: 1395 Boot Road.
West Chester: 1572 Paoli Pike (Opened 1987. Closed 2002 and moved to 1395 Boot Road)
Wynnewood: 50 East Wynnewood Road
Yeadon (Genuardi’s #04): Chester Avenue (Opened 6/10/1969. Closed 1972)
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Re: Genuardi's locations in PA

Post by JoshAustin610 » 26 Aug 2010 18:50

Thanks so much for the info; I've tried looking for the book online, the only place they have a copy is in the St. Joseph's University library. This will really help in my travels (I had no idea there was one in Yeadon!).

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Post by Ephrata1966 » 26 Aug 2010 19:39

What book? The "Family Pride" yearbook? I think they have a copy at the Marple (Broomall) and Middletown (Media) public libraries. From that book, I found out about the Yeadon store and was also surprised. That one must be the Save-a-Lot now. They mention the Acme nearby, which was actually just Super Saver at that point. Perhaps it opened the same year. And as a matter of fact, it was one of the only Super Savers. Most Acmes with that basic design were actually not Super Savers. Instead they had the Acme "teardrop" logo with the "tiles", which was a carryover from the A Frame/peaked-roof days. That means almost all Acmes built from 1963-1980 had the exact same sign!

The Audubon Genuardi's actually was built in 1965 (relocated 1995), and the Chesterbrook one in 1981. And for the record the Springfield and Edgmont ones were both early 1996. The Edgmont store closed July 17 of this year, and Glen Mills/Chesterbrook this past Saturday (the 21). I know the Voorhees, NJ one was also on a recent closing list. It's beyond me how Genuardi's survives in NJ, and why they largely neglected and closed the Edgmont store, but upgraded the identical Springfield one.

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Post by MikeRa » 27 Aug 2010 11:28

Ephrata1966 wrote:What book? The "Family Pride" yearbook? I think they have a copy at the Marple (Broomall) and Middletown (Media) public libraries. From that book, I found out about the Yeadon store and was also surprised. That one must be the Save-a-Lot now. They mention the Acme nearby, which was actually just Super Saver at that point. Perhaps it opened the same year. And as a matter of fact, it was one of the only Super Savers. Most Acmes with that basic design were actually not Super Savers. Instead they had the Acme "teardrop" logo with the "tiles", which was a carryover from the A Frame/peaked-roof days. That means almost all Acmes built from 1963-1980 had the exact same sign!

The Audubon Genuardi's actually was built in 1965 (relocated 1995), and the Chesterbrook one in 1981. And for the record the Springfield and Edgmont ones were both early 1996. The Edgmont store closed July 17 of this year, and Glen Mills/Chesterbrook this past Saturday (the 21). I know the Voorhees, NJ one was also on a recent closing list. It's beyond me how Genuardi's survives in NJ, and why they largely neglected and closed the Edgmont store, but upgraded the identical Springfield one.
I double-checked a minute ago, and you are right. the org. post has been changed to reflect it

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Post by Ephrata1966 » 27 Aug 2010 14:08

The Pottstown one was built as Pathmark.

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Post by MBZ321 » 30 Aug 2010 15:25

Jamison opened in 1999...a small store in a small town, but was given a full Lifestyle remodel a few years ago. A pharmacy was later added in under Safeway's ownership.
(You have "Warrick" listed as a town, which is likely a misspelling of Warwick Township, which is made up of Jamison and that is all).

Warrington opened around 2000/2001, right around the time the Genuardi family sold to Safeway (and, likely, the newest store in the chain). Opened (and still has) with Genuardi's decor package and still had old slogans by the entrances and exits the last time I was there. Has a huge, spread out frozen foods section. Not a real busy store..was built facing in the shopping center (a freestanding store) instead of a major road. A real nice store, but high prices and Wegmans opened in 2006 almost across the street and pretty much killed their business. Also a Target in the came center has expanded their groceries. Only a handful of customers whenever I go in. I'm predicting it will close when the lease comes up.

And for entertainment purposes, I came across two Genuardi's Family Markets from the 80's and 90's

1988 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mHvQYH72Pa4
1991 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OvtkVSRo8XM

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Post by JoshAustin610 » 25 Sep 2010 00:33

It was just announced today that the Genuardi's in Towamencin Village (Lansdale) will be closing in October; the article mentioned it's opening date was 10/17/1990, so it will be closing almost 20 years to the day.

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Post by MikeRa » 26 Sep 2010 11:48

JoshAustin610 wrote:It was just announced today that the Genuardi's in Towamencin Village (Lansdale) will be closing in October; the article mentioned it's opening date was 10/17/1990, so it will be closing almost 20 years to the day.
Lansdale ends up losing both superfresh and Genuardi's in the same month. That wasn't expected.

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