Original Tenant: Pathmark Address: 35 Lackawanna Plaza, Montclair, NJ Opened: unknown Closed: 2015 Later Tenants: under construction Photographed: May 2016 Today's stop is back along Bloomfield Avenue after taking a quick detour a mile and a half to the south yesterday for the West Orange Whole Foods . Unfortunately, this sign is the best we're going to do as far as coverage of the Lackawanna Plaza Pathmark in Montclair, as the rest of the store is invisible from the street. You can see lots more coverage on Styertowne's Flickr . The Pathmark closure was the nail in the coffin for the dying indoor mall partially built from a former train station, and redevelopment plans have lagged due to conflicts with local residents who seek to limit traffic and development in the neighborhood. A past proposal can be viewed here , with LIDL as the supermarket anchor . LIDL seems to since have pulled out and the property recently changed ownership. There are stil
Original Tenant: ACME Markets Address: 225 Bloomfield Ave, Verona, NJ Opened: 1960s Closed: unknown Later Tenants: DeCozen Chrysler Jeep Dodge Photographed: December 2018 Today's snapshot is a quick look at one of the few former pitched-roof ACME locations in northern NJ, along with Garfield that we saw a short time back here and here . Today, the building is obscured by the new facade installed by current tenant, DeCozen Chrysler Jeep Dodge. If I'm not mistaken, the 17,000 square foot building was also previously a food importer's warehouse. Today, the pitched-roof is beautifully exposed inside and looking great! For what it's worth, a pitched-roof ACME in Nanticoke, PA , also was converted to a car dealership building. And Verona is currently served by a Kings residing in a former Pantry Pride . We will be making a brief detour off of Bloomfield Avenue to the south to West Orange tomorrow on The Market Report . Stay tuned!