Secondhand Supermarkets

Chain architecture often survives only when it's cast aside.

My local Giant supermarket (known as Stop & Shop in the Northeast, and tortuously related to the Pennsylvania-based Giant supermarkets and the Martin’s chain) underwent a major remodeling recently. I wrote about the great beer and wine sales they had here, but this post is about supermarket buildings.  

One thing that distinguishes supermarkets from othe…

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