Construction has been started by the Market Company on its new. large supermarket, the proposed nucleus of a 16-store shopping center to be erected at the junction of Nahatan and Lenox streets, Norwood, on a tract of land comprising 8.7 acres.

The new Star Market will ‘be typical of the other nine stores in Greater Boston, and will offer a wide variety of foods. Plans have not been revealed concerning other stores to be built on the site as of yet.

Since “going to market” by automobile is usual, these days. Star is providing an enormous free parking lot, with ample “fender room” for 620 cars. This will be particularly convenient on completion of the entire 16-store shopping center Star, plus the other projected stores, will make available almost every kind of merchandise needed for the home and the family In a word, this new shopping center will offer housewives “one-stop” shopping.

Occupancy is now being arranged with prospective tenants. Any interested, may have full details by writing Mr. Clarence F. Woodman, Star Market General Offices, 297 Walnut Street, Newtonville, or telephoning Bigelow 4-8690.



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