Non-Safeway Marina-style stores

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Post by TheStranger » 18 Oct 2006 06:07

A Utah store that Roadsidepictures found which has a marina-like design:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/54177448@N00/209363738/

However, Roadsidepictures thinks it's an ex-Safeway:

http://home-and-garden.webshots.com/pho ... 7944ALXKcy

I'm not so sure, myself...

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A bakery in Oklahoma City that looks like a "squished" marina:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/jasonbondy/218090805/

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11/14/06: Here are a few marina-like buildings I have found through looking at the Chain Store Age archives...

National Food, from the April 1959 issue: http://dtcwrt.earlracing.com/stores/csa/national1.jpg

Siegel's Super Market, Richmond VA, also from April 1959 (page E40): http://dtcwrt.earlracing.com/stores/csa/siegels.jpg

Food Fair, October 1959 (page E10): http://dtcwrt.earlracing.com/stores/csa/foodfair.jpg

Eagle, Milan?, Illinois, November (I think) 1959: http://dtcwrt.earlracing.com/stores/csa/eagle.jpg

General Supermarkets Shop-Rite, NY/NJ area?, November 1965 (page 60): http://dtcwrt.earlracing.com/stores/csa/shoprite.jpg

Dunham-Bush air conditioner ad, unknown store, November 1965 (page E29):

http://dtcwrt.earlracing.com/stores/csa/dunhambush.jpg

Piggly Wiggly, Crystal Lake, IL, June 1965 (pages 4-5): http://dtcwrt.earlracing.com/stores/csa ... allake.jpg

Heinen's, Cleveland, May 1960 (p. 18, GE ad): http://dtcwrt.earlracing.com/stores/csa/heinens.jpg

Piggly Wiggly, Vidalia, GA, June 1960 (p. 64): http://dtcwrt.earlracing.com/stores/csa/pw-vidalia.jpg

Albertson's, Bountiful, UT, July 1960 (p. E20) - probably the one marina-like store that is very reminiscent of Safeway's

prototype: http://dtcwrt.earlracing.com/stores/csa ... ntiful.jpg
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Re: Non-Safeway Marina-style stores

Post by Jason B. » 20 Jan 2014 03:10

Justin Karimzad referred earlier in this message string to the Food Bowl on McKee Road in San Jose, Calif. There are 1950s or '60s photos of this supermarket on Calisphere:

http://content.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/kt667nf3pf/
http://content.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/kt1m3nf279/
http://content.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/kt7580401m/

Apparently this was called the Ann Darling Shopping Center. A date of "1956" is given with these photos. If so, could this "Marina-style" supermarket pre-date the Marina-style Safeway stores?

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Re: Non-Safeway Marina-style stores

Post by TheStranger » 05 Oct 2015 13:18

Jason B. wrote:Justin Karimzad referred earlier in this message string to the Food Bowl on McKee Road in San Jose, Calif. There are 1950s or '60s photos of this supermarket on Calisphere:

http://content.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/kt667nf3pf/
http://content.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/kt1m3nf279/
http://content.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/kt7580401m/

Apparently this was called the Ann Darling Shopping Center. A date of "1956" is given with these photos. If so, could this "Marina-style" supermarket pre-date the Marina-style Safeway stores?
Amazingly this Food Bowl supermarket still exists (albeit now Asian-oriented) - https://www.google.com/maps/place/Gas+% ... eb!6m1!1e1
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