Before we see today's Look Inside, I must present this disclaimer: none of these photos are mine. They were posted on LoopNet by someone, presumably the listing broker of this building. If they are your pictures, please let me know and I will credit you as you like (or remove them if you want). I simply wanted to preserve them because things like this get more and more rare after the store has been closed for a long time.
That said...today's Look Inside is pretty cool. I came across the online listing for the former Super Xtra in Newark, NJ on LoopNet, a real estate search engine. I thought the photos were worth saving simply because so little information is available online about this store. This, in fact, was my first glimpse of the interior.
Google Maps, 2009This was an Xtra Supermarket (not to be confused with Extra or Extra, obviously) with additional locations in Jersey City and Asbury Park, now C-Town and Super Supermarket, respectively.
Google Maps, 2009A Google street view shows the logo painted on the side of the building from the cross-street. This building is probably an old factory or mill that became a grocery store long ago.
Google Maps, 2013Now for a photo from the broker...
LoopNetI don't know when this photo was taken, but it shows the store in the same condition as the 2009 street view. Some time around 2010, the exterior was renovated with a new sign.
Google Maps, 2013For whatever reason, the signage was again changed around 2016, replacing the street sign on the right with the original Xtra logo and the "Super" on the facade with the word supermarket: