August 5, 2009 Mid-Century Modern

Modern Snapshot: Safeway with Marina-Style Roof, Silver Spring

According to this detailed analysis of the different kind of mid-century modern Safeway store roof lines, I think this one at 116 W. University Blvd. in Silver Spring would classify as a Winged Marina, level arch. For more on the history of Safeway and the evolution of its store designs, check out groceteria.com.