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Bleak images as Berkeley store closes for remodeling

Empty shelves at the Safeway on Shattuck which closed for remodeling on Saturday March 17. Photo: Joe Parks

There’s something almost post-apocalyptic about these photographs of Safeway on Shattuck Avenue taken just before it closed its doors on Saturday in order to undergo an expansion and complete renovation.

The bare shelves and exposed shabbiness caught the imagination of two of Berkeleyside’s regular contributing photographers: Joe Parks and Michael Moore.

The Safeway will be expanded as well as renovated. Photo: TheRealMichaelMoore

Corn Flakes anyone? Empty shelves and an eerie emptiness at Safeway on Shattuck Avenue. Photo: TheRealMichaelMoore
The store is scheduled to reopen in mid-September. Photo: TheRealMichaelMoore

The store is scheduled to reopen in mid-September. We just know it will look a lot more appealing then. Go to Safeway Shattuck for full details.

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