Mariano’s new grocery store opens in Chicago’s historic Bronzeville neighborhood

Chicago’s newest Mariano’s grocery store opened in October 2016 in this historic Bronzeville neighborhood of Chicago. The new store is located at the intersection of 39th Street and Martin Luther King Drive.

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and other city leaders were on hand for the ribbon cutting .

Mariano’s says the new 74,000 square foot store fits in with the architectural feel in Bronzeville. The store was built on land formerly owned by the CHA and which had sat idle and vacant for years.

The project is expected to created over 200 construction jobs and more than 400 permanent jobs.

WBS Equities, LLC was the Developer and owner of the project.