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Mariano's to Replace Dominick's in Nearby Aurora

Aurora Dominick's is one of 11 locations that have been purchased by Roundy's, the parent company of Mariano's.

Patch file
Patch file
By Joe O'Donnell 

Mariano's is coming to Aurora. 

The Chicago Tribune reported Monday that Roundy's, the parent company of Mariano's, has purchased 11 Chicago-area Dominick's locations that were slated to close at the end of December, including 3025 E. New York St. in nearby Aurora. 

Crain's Chicago Business is also reporting the sale.

The 11 Dominick's locations purchased by Roundy's in the $36 million deal announced Monday, according to the Tribune, are:

  • Park Ridge: 1900 S. Cumberland Ave.
  • Western Springs: No. 14 Garden Market St.
  • Chicago: 3145 S. Ashland Ave.
  • Chicago: 2021 W. Chicago Ave.
  • Northfield: 1822 Willow Rd.
  • Westchester: 3020 S. Wolf Rd.
  • Buffalo Grove: 450 Half Day Rd.
  • Chicago: 5201 N. Sheridan Rd.
  • Gurnee: 6655 Grand Ave.
  • Aurora: 3025 E. New York St.
  • Shorewood: 950 Brook Forest Ave.
The Tribune report states that the stores will be converted within one to two months of the deal being finalized, which is expected to occur in mid-December.

There are currently 13 Mariano's locations in the Chicago area, according to the Tribune. Five more are currently under construction.
Albert Gazalooch December 08, 2013 at 03:37 PM
Looks like the inventory of vacant big box stores is piling up in Naperville. Long vacant former Menard's (Jefferson & Ogden) Vacant Office Depot (Rt. 59) Soon to be vacant Walmart (moving) Soon to be vacant three Dominick's locations! Vacant Kmart (April 2013) Rumored... Big Lots closing Iroquois & Ogden location. Jewel closing Ogden & Aurora location One of the two OfficeMax locations either Fox Valley or Cress Creek Commons Under the gun... Many businesses on Rt. 50 may not recover from the two year construction project now underway.
J. Geoff Rove December 10, 2013 at 07:43 PM
The Safeway California prices never were popular here. And the need to "logon" and load your card with coupons was the last straw. The chance of selling the Dominicks name and remaining stores to a local business focused owner is still viable.

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