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The A&P on 12th Avenue …

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Torino at Jitney Jungle _RTP_1_13_13   SFW

This is a promotional photo at the old A&P grocery store on 12TH Avenue across from St. Christopher’s Church.  The car is a Ford Torino and I would guess that it would be around a 1972 or 73.  I know someone out there will know …  The old A&P closed down in the late 1970’s and was converted in a Ronald McDonald House.  They built a larger facility on Bayou Blvd and have moved, so I do not know what is in there now.  I can vividly remember shopping in the old store like it was yesterday … Winn-Dixie and Friendly Service had closed down and this was the only grocery store left on 12TH Avenue.  I do not know any of the people in the photo, as usual, but that is not really my purpose.  Thanks for looking and let us hear your comments … Frank

Written by Frank Hardy

January 27, 2013 at 10:04 am

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