1972 Safeway Locations in Portland/Vancouver

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1972 Safeway Locations in Portland/Vancouver

Post by StoreLiker2006 » 29 Apr 2010 19:52

According to this ad circular dating from June 1972, here is a list of Safeway locations in the Portland and Vancouver area (39 are listed within the respective city limits):

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Aloha:
18565 S.W. Tualatin Valley Hwy. (re-opened December 16, 1979; moved to 20535 S.W. Tualatin Valley Hwy. in October 2000)

Beaverton:
12155 S.W. Broadway (opened February 1964; moved to 6194 S.W. Murray Blvd. in April 1985)

Camas, WA:
702 N.E. 3rd Ave. (opened October 30, 1967; this location was expanded sometime in the early-mid 1990s and has just recently had a new Lifestyle makeover)

Forest Grove:
1531 Pacific Hwy. (moved to 2836 Pacific Hwy. circa 1990)

Gresham:
50 N.W. 5th St. (moved to 1455 N.E. Division St. May 1, 1974)

Hillsboro:
354 S. 1st Ave. (opened June 1968; moved to 2525 S.E. Tualatin Valley Hwy. in early 1989)

Lake Oswego:
401 "A" Ave. (opened February 1, 1965; this location massively reworked for 2003 without straying far from the building's iconic origin)

McMinnville:
442 N. Baker St. (opened September 10, 1958)

Milwaukie:
10554 S.E. Main St. (erroneously reads: 730 N. Main St.) (opened May 1951; re-opened February 1967; closed January 1, 1997)

Newberg:
1510 1st Ave.

Portland:
7119 S.E. Milwaukie Ave. (opened March 21, 1941; closed circa 1975)
3940 S.E. Powell Blvd. (this 1941 location was initially demolished in 1973 and reopened February 1974; was again demolished in early 2000 and massively reconstructed throughout that year)
2800 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd. (opened July 15, 1963; falsefronted circa 1995)
7020 N.E. Sandy Blvd. (opened January 2, 1941 and re-opened 1958; when this store closed at some point later in '72 to become the Rose City Church of the Nazarene, Safeway was absent from the Rose City area for the next 20 years, having not returned there until after Fred Meyer had moved out, with Safeway acquiring that chain's 6939 N.E. Sandy Blvd. location)
16100 S.E. Stark St. (opened February 27, 1961; moved to 1001 S.W. Highland Dr. in Gresham in July 1985)
4315 S.E. Woodstock Blvd. (opened July 10, 1967; moved to 4515 S.E. Woodstock Blvd. in 1996)
101 S.E. 82nd Ave. (opened October 27, 1967)
5420 S.E. 82nd Ave. (opened August 18, 1969; this location closed in May 2005)
12321 N.E. Halsey St. (opened May 1966; moved to 221 N.E. 122nd Ave. in December 1995)
2671 N.W. Vaughn St. (opened March 14, 1941; closed circa 1975)
1025 S.W. Jefferson St. (opened July 31, 1962; moved to 1030 S.W. Jefferson St. in 2003)
4411 S.W. Vermont St.
13485 N.W. Cornell Rd. (Cedar Mill) (opened August 11, 1969; this location was extensively expanded in 1996)
10280 S.W. Park Way (Cedar Hills) (opened August 2, 1954; facelifted circa 1975; this location closed in fall 1997)
6745 S.W. Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy. (Raleigh Hills) (opened September 4, 1968; facelifted circa 1995)
8145 S.W. Barbur Blvd. (Burlingame) (opened June 10, 1968)
6400 N. Interstate Ave. (opened May 1951; this location closed in 1989)
1335 N. Mason St.
1100 N.E. Broadway (opened August 1, 1960; near Lloyd Center)
5600 N.E. 42nd Ave. (opened January 10, 1957; closed circa 1978)
11920 N. Union Ave. (Jantzen Beach) (opened March 1962; moved to 11919 N. Jantzen Dr. December 16, 1989)
8002 N. Burlington Ave. (St. Johns) (opened March 1964; moved to 8310 N. Ivanhoe St. in June 2004)
5920 N.E. Union Ave. (opened March 1965; expanded in 1989 to a Marketplace store)

Tigard:
11945 S.W. Pacific Hwy. (opened January 1961; moved to 250 Tigard Plaza sometime in the 1990s; that location closed December 2004)

Vancouver, WA:
1525 Main St.
4011 N. Main St. (moved to 3707 N. Main St. in March 1975)
5411 E. Mill Plain Blvd. (opened 1971; renewed September 7, 1980; moved to 6701 E. Mill Plain Blvd. in 1991)

Woodburn:
2311 Country Club Rd.

~Ben
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Re: 1972 Safeway Locations in Portland/Vancouver

Post by Super S » 30 Apr 2010 12:20

One town listed that no longer has a Safeway is Castle Rock, WA. That building still exists, for many years it operated as an independent, and more recently was a business called Hoppin' Houses which rented inflatable houses for birthday parties etc. The building has sat vacant for a few years.

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