Old Richmond Grocery Stores

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401 North 27th Street
Built c. 1812-1814

Believed to be the oldest surviving commercial building in Richmond, it was originally a grocery store.

Here are some photographs and notes regarding older grocery store locations in and around Richmond, Virginia. The years shown are the  references to the year that a location apperared in the Hill's City and Suburban directories and telephone directories.

A&P, 1932-1943, 2609 Midlothian Turnpike
Nothing left but the facade. Note the trees!

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Thursday, May 18, 2006

New pictures and text
I added around 20 new pictures and moved some stuff around. The new pics are spread through out the site (primarily in Safeway, Food Fair, A&P, and Colonial, but there are others), which I'm still trying to organize a bit better - bear with me!
6:49 pm est

Wednesday, May 10, 2006

I've made some additions and clarifications to several picture captions and will have some new photos soon.
7:33 pm est

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Thanks for looking. Check back for updates and hopefully better pictures!
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