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When was the Valley Plaza mall built?

When was the Valley Plaza mall built?

Valley Plaza Mall opened in 1967. The mall was originally developed by The Hahn Company of San Diego in partnership with John Brock Sr. of Brock’s Department Stores. The mall originally had 900,000 square feet (84,000 m2) of retail space and three anchor stores: Sears, The Broadway, and Brock’s.

What store mall or other facility has been repurposed in Bakersfield or California?

Though bittersweet, Valley Plaza has found a renewed use over the last 20 years as a makeshift studio backlot.

How do malls get abandoned?

There are lots of reasons why malls are dying, from the rise of online shopping and some retailers’ slow adaptation to the middle class shrinking and younger people, struggling to pay off student loans and find affordable housing, not having the money to spend on shiny new things.

Who bought the East Hills Mall in Bakersfield?

The owners, Southern California developer-investors Michael Heslov and Stephen Zimmerman, paid $7.2 million dollars for the property last June but have given no indication of what they’d like to do with it.

What happened to the Sherman Oaks Galleria?

Regal Cinemas became the anchor of the Sherman Oaks Galleria after taking over a lease from the shuttered Pacific Theaters last year. Regal, owned by Cineworld, is planning to spend $10 million to renovate the theater complex, putting in 4-D screens and a three-screen wraparound auditorium.

What is the most famous abandoned mall?

A Haunting Look Inside America’s Creepiest Abandoned Malls

  • Abandoned Metro North Mall in Kansas City.
  • Dead Mall in Maryland.
  • Abandoned Mall by Seph Lawless.
  • Abandoned Lincoln Mall in Chicago.
  • Owings Mills Mall- Maryland.
  • Abandoned Mall.
  • America’s Creepiest Mall.
  • North Randall Mall- Cleveland, Ohio.

When did East Hills Mall open in Bakersfield?

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — It’s been an eyesore in Northeast Bakersfield for several years now but one area, home to an abandoned mall, is expected to undergo some major changes. The East Hills Mall, which is adjacent to Highway 178 between Mt. Vernon and Oswell streets, was built back in 1988.

When did East Hills Mall open?

1965East Hills Mall / Opened

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