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701 Main St, East Hartford, CT

Original Grocery Tenant: A&P
Address: 701 Main St, East Hartford, CT
Opened: between 1950 and 1955
Closed: between 1964 and 1977
Later Tenants: subdivided
Photographed: March 4, 2022
It's not all that exciting, but today's store is a former A&P, now subdivided, just east of downtown Hartford in, well, East Hartford. Thanks to Groceteria, we know that the 24,000 square foot space was constructed as an A&P between 1950 and 1955 -- placing it just before the Centennial range -- and it closed at some point between 1964 and 1977. East Hartford has a ShopRite in a former Shaw's in a former A&P, but from the 90s or early 2000s, so I'm not sure if there was another A&P in town between this store's closing and that store's opening.
There's no longer a supermarket here, but there is a CTown just under a mile south and a new Key Food opened recently around a third of a mile north. We'll be touring that store tomorrow, over on The Market Report!