Bloomfield and Montclair Chain Grocery/Supermarket Locations, 1925-1971

This is a list of all known chain grocery addresses in Bloomfield and Montclair (including Verona, Caldwell, and Cedar Grove) between 1925 and 1969-71, 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.

Access and download the location spreadsheet via Google Sheets.

Notes:

  • Last original Bloomfield listings are from 1971. Other cities are from 1969.
  • Bloomfield Avenue numbers are not continuous and start over at each new town line.
  • Safeway stores were purchased by First National in 1961 but continued to operate under the Safeway name for several years.

Store tags:

  • A&P
  • American Stores/Acme
  • Food Fair/Pantry Pride
  • King’s
  • Mutual Grocery Co.
  • National Grocery Co.
  • Safeway
  • Shop-Rite
  • Super Valu