Boston Chain Grocery Locations, 1955-1974

  • Complied from listings in Boston city directories.
Number Street Municipality 1955 1960 1965 1970 1974 Notes
781 5th (E) South Boston First National          
481 6th (E) South Boston       Frank’s Market Frank’s Market  
334 8th (E) South Boston First National          
39 Adams Roxbury Adams Market          
537 Adams Dorchester Adams Market          
636 Adams Dorchester First National First National        
630 American Legion Hwy Roslindale   A&P A&P A&P A&P  
690 American Legion Hwy Roslindale     Supreme Markets Supreme Markets Supreme Markets  
960 American Legion Hwy         Stop & Shop Stop & Shop  
55 Anderson   Economy Grocery Stores          
74 Appleton       Central Market      
85 Babson Mattapan   First National        
1928 Beacon Brighton First National          
20 Bennington East Boston First National First National        
284 Bennington East Boston First National First National        
944 Bennington East Boston   Stop & Shop Stop & Shop Stop & Shop Stop & Shop  
1016 Bennington East Boston First National First National        
56 Berkeley     Pioneer Market Pioneer Market Pioneer Market Pioneer Market  
156 Blue Hill Av Roxbury A&P          
160 Blue Hill Av Roxbury First National First National First National      
286 Blue Hill Av Roxbury First National         286A
304 Blue Hill Av Roxbury   M&M Food Center        
320 Blue Hill Av Roxbury Stop & Shop Stop & Shop        
459 Blue Hill Av Roxbury Purity Puritan Food Stores        
996 Blue Hill Av Dorchester     M&M Grocery      
1118 Blue Hill Av Dorchester   Central Grocery        
1212 Blue Hill Av Mattapan Market Basket          
1286 Blue Hill Av Mattapan   M&M Food Center M&M Food Center     1286A
1500 Blue Hill Av Mattapan   First National First National First National First National  
1617 Blue Hill Av Mattapan First National          
220 Border East Boston   Elm Farm Food Co. Elm Farm Food Co.      
217 Bowdoin Dorchester First National First National First National      
330 Bowdoin Dorchester First National First National        
478 Boylston     S.S. Pirece S.S. Pirece      
1346 Boylston   First National          
635 Broadway (E) South Boston First National          
661 Broadway (E) South Boston   Victory Market Victory Market Victory Market Victory Market 661A
710 Broadway (E) South Boston       A&P    
713 Broadway (E) South Boston First National First National First National First National First National  
718 Broadway (E) South Boston     Elm Farm Food Co.      
722 Broadway (E) South Boston A&P          
230 Broadway (W) East Boston     Stop & Shop      
238 Broadway (W) East Boston   Stop & Shop        
413 Broadway (W) East Boston Sunny Rose Super Market          
470 Broadway (W) South Boston     Supreme Markets Supreme Markets Supreme Markets  
133 Brookline   S.S. Pirece S.S. Pirece S.S. Pirece S.S. Pirece    
55 Brookline (W)     Stop & Shop Stop & Shop      
47 Brooks Brighton A&P A&P        
134 Bunker Hill Charlestown     United National United National United National  
191 Bunker Hill Charlestown First National First National First National      
148 Cambridge   Stop & Shop Stop & Shop Stop & Shop     May be office
181 Cambridge         Stop & Shop Stop & Shop  
229 Cambridge Allston First National          
226 Causeway     Stop & Shop        
26 Central Sq East Boston Gloria Chain Stores Central Gloria Food Stores        
147 Centre Roxbury     United National      
187 Centre West Roxbury Elm Farm Food Co.          
311 Centre     Stop & Shop       Same as 315?
315 Centre Jamaica Plain     Stop & Shop Stop & Shop Stop & Shop Same as 311?
395 Centre Jamaica Plain First National First National First National      
467 Centre Jamaica Plain A&P A&P A&P A&P A&P  
684 Centre Jamaica Plain     Capitol Super Market      
773 Centre Jamaica Plain First National First National First National      
1429 Centre Roxbury   Market Basket        
1918 Centre West Roxbury   First National First National      
1920 Centre West Roxbury First National          
1931 Centre West Roxbury   Elm Farm Food Co. Elm Farm Food Co.      
2009 Centre West Roxbury     Stop & Shop Stop & Shop Capitol Market  
45 Charles   First National          
38 Chelsea Charlestown   United National United National United National    
152 Chestnut Hill Av Brighton       Sunnyhurst Farms Sunnyhurst Farms  
264 Columbia Rd Dorchester       Supreme Markets    
600 Columbia Rd Dorchester Elm Farm Food Co. Elm Farm Food Co. Elm Farm Food Co. Elm Farm Food Co. Elm Farm Food Co.  
690 Columbia Rd Dorchester A&P A&P       690B
10 Columbus Sq     M&M Food Center        
1270 Commonwealth Av Allston     First National First National First National  
1672 Commonwealth Av Brighton National “D” Store National “D” Store National “D” Store      
19 Corinth Roslindale Lodgen’s Market Lodgen’s Market Lodgen’s Market      
23 Corinth Roslindale       Lodgen’s Market Lodgen’s Market  
32 Corinth Roslindale First National          
39 Corinth Roslindale   Stop & Shop        
86 Cottage East Boston   Gloria Food Stores Gloria Food Stores Gloria Food Stores Gloria Food Stores  
48 Crescent Av Dorchester     Al’s Market Al’s Market Al’s Market  
40 Cross     Gloria Cash & Carry Market Gloria Cash & Carry Market Gloria Cash & Carry Market Gloria Cash & Carry Market  
926 Cummins Hwy Mattapan Supreme Markets Supreme Markets Supreme Markets Supreme Markets IGA Foodliner  
346 D South Boston   A&P        
393 D         Stop & Shop Stop & Shop  
86 Dartmouth   First National          
36 Dearborn   Stop & Shop Stop & Shop        
57 Dearborn Roxbury First National          
6 Dexter Row Charlestown First National First National First National First National    
246 Dorchester South Boston   Elm Farm Food Co. Elm Farm Food Co.      
936 Dorchester Av Dorchester A&P A&P        
1068 Dorchester Av Dorchester   United National United National      
1434 Dorchester Av Dorchester First National First National First National      
1502 Dorchester Av       Capitol Super Market      
1730 Dorchester Av Dorchester First National First National        
2235 Dorchester Av Dorchester   First National First National First National First National  
540 Dudley Roxbury First National First National First National      
566 Dudley Dorchester A&P A&P A&P      
720 Dudley Dorchester First National          
540 E South Boston Gloria Chain Stores          
217 Endicott       Stop & Shop      
137 Evans Dorchester     United National United National United National  
82 Falcon East Boston A&P A&P A&P      
243 Faneuil Brighton First National          
96 Franklin Allston First National First National First National      
545 Freeport Dorchester   Elm Farm Food Co. Elm Farm Food Co. First National First National  
540 Gallivan Blvd Dorchester Supreme Markets Supreme Markets Supreme Markets Purity Supreme Market Purity Supreme Market  
757 Gallivan Blvd Dorchester     Stop & Shop Stop & Shop Stop & Shop 753 in 1965; 757 in 1970, 1974.
430 Geneva Av Dorchester First National First National First National      
498 Geneva Av Dorchester       Supreme Markets Supreme Markets  
75 George Roxbury Pioneer Super Market          
115 Hampden Roxbury First National          
154 Hanover   Elm Farm Food Co. Elm Farm Food Co.        
128 Harold Roxbury First National         128A
211 Harrison     Stella Chain Stores        
147 Harvard Dorchester   Victory Market Victory Market     147B
113 Harvard Av Allston   Stop & Shop        
184 Harvard Av Allston First National   A&P A&P A&P  
97 Heath Roxbury First National Pioneer Super Market Pioneer Super Market Pioneer Market    
53 Highland Roxbury       Al’s Market    
80 Hillside Roxbury First National          
140 Howard Av Allston   First National        
101 Humboldt Av Roxbury Market Basket United National United National      
158 Humboldt Av Roxbury   National “D” Store        
216 Humboldt Av Roxbury Elm Farm Food Co.          
281 Huntington Av   First National First National First National      
11 Huntington Av (S) Jamaica Plain First National          
42 Hyde Park Av Jamaica Plain First National          
272 Hyde Park Av Jamaica Plain   White City Food Store White City Food Store White City Food Store White City Food Store  
432 Hyde Park Av Roslindale A&P          
871 Hyde Park Av Hyde Park   Pioneer Super Market        
942 Hyde Park Av Hyde Park   First National First National First National First National  
1076 Hyde Park Av Hyde Park First National          
1267 Hyde Park Av Hyde Park First National          
126 Jersey   A&P A&P A&P A&P    
22 John Eliot Sq Roxbury First National First National        
33 Kilmarnock           Star Market  
189 Lamartine Jamaica Plain First National First National        
134 Longwood Av Roxbury First National First National        
1 Lorne Dorchester     United National      
197 Main Charlestown         Sunnyhurst Farms  
249 Main Charlestown A&P A&P A&P      
305 Main Charlestown First National          
53 Marion East Boston     Al’s Market      
207 Market Brighton A&P A&P A&P A&P    
348 Martin Luther King Blvd Roxbury         First National  
142 Massachusetts Av   First National First National First National     142 in 1955; 144 in 1960, 1965.
168 Massachusetts Av       A&P A&P A&P  
186 Maverick East Boston First National First National Frank’s National Store Frank’s National Store Frank’s National Store  
40 Maverick Sq       Central Market Central Market Central Market  
106 Meridian East Boston Gloria Chain Stores          
908 Morton Mattapan   Stop & Shop        
924 Morton Dorchester Market Basket          
981 Morton Mattapan     Stop & Shop Capitol Market Capitol Market  
5 Moulton Charlestown   First National First National      
44 Mozart Jamaica Plain     Pioneer Food Store Pioneer Food Store    
198 Mt Vernon         Stop & Shop    
411 Neponset Av Dorchester First National         411A
252 Newton (W)   A&P A&P A&P A&P    
252 Newton (W)           Sunnyhurst Farms  
140 Norfolk Dorchester   National “D” Store        
167 Norfolk Dorchester   Victory Market        
188 Norfolk Dorchester First National          
264 Norfolk Dorchester Market Basket          
151 Northern Av South Boston     A&P A&P A&P  
325 Old Colony Av South Boston   Stop & Shop        
75 Old Colony Pkwy Dorchester First National          
715 Old Colony Pkwy Dorchester A&P          
680 Parker Roxbury First National First National First National      
31 Phillips     Central Grocers        
58 Pleasant Dorchester A&P A&P A&P A&P A&P  
135 Princeton East Boston First National          
90 River Mattapan       Star Market Star Market  
811 River Mattapan   White City Food Store White City Food Store White City Food Store White City Food Store  
1182 River Hyde Park A&P A&P A&P     1182 in 1955, 1960; 1184 in 1965.
1245 River Hyde Park     Elm Farm Food Co. Lodgen’s Market Lodgen’s Market Same as 1247?
1247 River Hyde Park Elm Farm Market Lodgen’s Hyde Park Market Logden’s Elm Farm Super Market     Same as 1245?
539 River Mattapan A&P A&P        
1301 River Hyde Park Gloria Chain Stores          
172 Ruskindale Rd Mattapan     Pioneer Food Store Pioneer Food Store Pioneer Food Store  
66 Salem East Boston Gloria Chain Stores Gloria Food Stores Gloria Food Stores      
68 Salem     Supreme Public Market Supreme Public Market Supreme Public Market Supreme Public Market  
152 Salem   First National First National        
474 Saratoga East Boston     Frank’s Market      
712 Saratoga East Boston First National          
803 Saratoga East Boston First National          
1150 Saratoga South Boston     First National First National First National  
82 Savin Hill Av Dorchester     Frank’s Market      
65 Shawmut   First National          
146 South Jamaica Plain First National First National First National      
172 South Jamaica Plain Economy Grocery Stores          
21 Spring West Roxbury A&P A&P A&P A&P    
75 Spring West Roxbury         Star Market  
333 Sumner East Boston First National          
70 Talbot Av Dorchester   Supreme Markets Supreme Markets Supreme Markets    
144 Tremont   S.S. Pirece S.S. Pirece S.S. Pirece S.S. Pirece S.S. Pirece  
400 Tremont         A&P A&P  
484 Tremont   First National First National        
701 Tremont   Purity          
709 Tremont   First National          
776 Tremont       Al’s Market      
1056 Tremont Roxbury First National First National        
1457 Tremont Roxbury   Stop & Shop        
1486 Tremont Roxbury A&P A&P A&P A&P    
1616 Tremont Roxbury   Elm Farm Food Co. Elm Farm Food Co. Giant Value Food Co. Giant Value Food Co.  
215 Trenton East Boston     Frank’s Market Frank’s Market    
1065 Truman Hwy Hyde Park   Stop & Shop Stop & Shop Stop & Shop Stop & Shop  
655 VFW Pkwy West Roxbury First National First National First National      
1230 VFW Pkwy West Roxbury     Supreme Markets Supreme Markets Purity Supreme Market  
9 Walnut Av Roxbury First National          
260 Warren Roxbury   United National        
362 Warren Roxbury A&P A&P A&P      
392 Warren Roxbury National “D” Store National “D” Store National “D” Store United National    
115C Warren Roxbury First National First National        
293A Warren Roxbury First National First National        
627B Warren Roxbury     United National      
15 Washington Brighton   Stop & Shop Stop & Shop Stop & Shop Stop & Shop  
74 Washington Brighton First National          
90 Washington Dorchester   Stop & Shop Stop & Shop Stop & Shop Stop & Shop  
183 Washington Brighton Market Basket Market Basket        
355 Washington Dorchester First National First National First National      
405 Washington Brighton First National First National First National First National    
451 Washington Dorchester A&P A&P A&P A&P    
560 Washington Dorchester Sunny Rose Super Market          
576 Washington Dorchester   First National First National First National First National  
600 Washington Brighton   Stop & Shop        
608 Washington Brighton First National          
839 Washington Dorchester First National          
1423 Washington   First National First National First National First National First National  
1703 Washington   First National First National        
1825 Washington Roxbury First National          
1965 Washington   Stop & Shop          
2095 Washington Roxbury Stop & Shop          
2418 Washington Roxbury First National          
2692 Washington Roxbury First National First National        
2825 Washington Roxbury First National First National First National      
3092 Washington Roxbury A&P A&P A&P A&P   3092 in 1955, 1965; 3094 in 1965,1970
3099 Washington Roxbury Lodgen’s Market Lodgen’s Market Lodgen’s Market Lodgen’s Market Lodgen’s Market  
3112 Washington Roxbury First National First National First National      
3336 Washington Jamaica Plain First National First National First National      
3357 Washington Jamaica Plain   White City Food Store White City Food Store White City Food Store White City Food Store  
3524 Washington Jamaica Plain       Al’s Market    
4169 Washington Roslindale   Stop & Shop Stop & Shop      
4253 Washington Roslindale   Stella Chain Stores        
4432 Washington Roslindale A&P         4432B
4600 Washington Roslindale   First National First National First National First National  
604 Weld West Roxbury   Pioneer Food Store Pioneer Food Store Pioneer Food Store Pioneer Food Store  
400 Western Av Brighton       Star Market Star Market  
11 Westland Av           Stop & Shop  
75 William T. Morrissey Blvd     First National First National      
715 William T. Morrissey Blvd Dorchester     Capitol Super Market Capitol Super Market Capitol Super Market