Grand Rapids, Chain Grocery/Supermarket Locations, 1925-1959

This is a list of all known chain grocery addresses in Grand Rapids between 1925 and 1959, compiled from city directories, telephone books, and other sources. It is generated through a live Google Spreadsheet so it reflects the latest information I have.

Location list courtesy of Andrew Turnbull.

Access and download the location spreadsheet via Google Sheets.


  • The “1955” column is actually an amalgam of listings from 1954 (Kroger), 1955 (most chains), and 1956 (A&P, Eberhard).
  • For 1960, I wasn’t able to list Kroger locations at all.
  • More notes

Store tags:

  • A&P
  • Eberhard’s
  • IGA
  • Kroger
  • Meijer
  • Red & White
  • C. Thomas

One thought on “Grand Rapids, Chain Grocery/Supermarket Locations, 1925-1959

  1. Jason

    December 20, 2018 at 6:20pm

    You have a Meijer listed at Woodward & South Beltline. South Beltline refers to 28th St.

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