Former East Stockton Safeway

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Former East Stockton Safeway

Post by floydperry6632 » 13 Jul 2016 18:06

Here is some pictures found on Facebook. This is of a former Safeway located in East Stockton at 2481 East Main Street. The pictures both interior and exterior are courtesy of SPD Archives., Safeway was located here from 1951-65. In 1966, Don Quick opened here. They lasted until 1976. These photos are from 1971 when it was Don Quick Market.
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Re: Former East Stockton Safeway

Post by Groceteria » 14 Jul 2016 11:11

Great photos. I'm familiar with that building and there was still some sort of grocer in it last time I was in Stockton (maybe 2001?), though I never got inside to see if the Safeway interior was still intact.

Apparently there is still a grocer there:

https://goo.gl/maps/sALnM9FyfVT2

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Re: Former East Stockton Safeway

Post by Andrew T. » 16 Jul 2016 17:10

Those are great pictures. And the store itself is one of the Safeways with exacting brick details from the early 1950s. There was a thread about another store from that era here; although the pictures in it are long-gone.
"The pale pastels which have been featured in most food stores during the past 20 years are no longer in tune with the mood of the 1970s."
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