The Mines got a call today from one of the 179 residents that lives behind the Madison Avenue Stop & Shop in Bridgeport, who wanted to know what’s going into the space.
While rumors persist about a local university building a dorm on the site, we told her The Mines has not been able to dig up any proof that there is such a plan.
Somewhat relieved, she went on to reminisce about the opposition she and neighbors had to the plan to put the Stop & Shop in so many years ago.
“They threatened to put low-income housing in,” she said, before concluding that having Stop & Shop right there turned into a real asset for the community and that ultimately, it will be missed.
Funny how that worked out.
For now, there is an available sign up on the former Stop & Shop property.