A site plan of the open-air mall, as it was configured in 1969. It was one of the first in the nation to feature four full-size anchor department stores. Although promoted today as having been the largest mall in the United States, it may have actually been in the number two position, following New Jersey's GARDEN STATE PLAZA.
NORTHWEST PLAZA TENANTS 1969:
FAMOUS-BARR (with Beauty Salon, Snack Bar, Pilot House Coffee Shop and Golden Eagle restaurant) / SEARS (with Coffee Shop and freestanding Auto Center) / J.C. PENNEY (with Beauty Salon, Coffee Shop and freestanding Auto Center) / F.W. WOOLWORTH (with luncheonette) / A-MART A & P supermarket (outparcel) / SCHNUCKS supermarket (outparcel) / NORTHWEST PLAZA CINEMA / WALGREEN DRUG (with luncheonette) / Allied Radio Shack / Artiste Hairstylists / Babor Sausage / Baker's Shoes / Barricini Candy / Baskin-Robbins Ice Cream / Benson's Village Store / Big Men's Shop / Bond Cleaners / Boyd's Men's & Women's Apparel / Broadstreet's Men's & Women's Apparel / Burt's Shoes / Buster Brown Shoes / Cameo Drapery Shop / Chandler's Shoes / Chess King / B. Dalton Bookseller / Dixie Cream Donut Shop / Docktor Pet Center / A.G. Edwards & Sons / Fatted Calf Restaurant / First Northwest Bank / Flagg Brothers Shoes / Flaming Jewel Originals / Florsheim Shoes / Franklin-Simon Women's Wear / Gay Gift Box / Gingiss Formal Wear / Golden Razor Barber Shop / The Grapevine, Limited Women's Wear / Hamilton Music Company / Hess & Culbertson Jewelers / Holloway House Cafeteria / Honeybee Women's Wear / House of Nine / Household Finance Corporation / Interior Systems / Jaccard's Jewelers / Joan Bari Bag & Gem Shop / John Henry's Railroad Cafe / Julie Ann Fabrics / Kline's Shoes / Korn Kettle / LaMerite Bridal Shop / Lane Bryant / Lauer-Enloe Optometrists / Libson Shop Women's Wear / Life Uniform Shop / Ludwig-Aeolian Music / Martin Coin Shop / Mertyn's Women's Wear / Mavrakos Candies / Morris Paint Store / Motherhood Maternity / National Shirt Shop / Nature Food Center / 9-0-5 Liquors / Orange Julius / Ostertag Optical / Pam's Children's Shoes / Parklane Hosiery / Piccadilly Women's Wear / Puppy Palace Pets / Regal Shoes / Richman Brothers Men's & Women's Wear / Roosevelt Federal Savings & Loan / Russell Stover Candies / S.G. Adams Printing & Stationery / Shirt Gallery / Singer Sewing Center / Spencer Gifts / Swope's Shoes / Tall Fashions Women's Wear / Thayer McNeil Shoe Salon / The Tie Shop / Thom McAn Shoes / Tobaccoland / Travel Designs / TWA Ticket Office / Two Cents Plain Restaurant / Union Jack Apparel / U.S. Post Office / Viscount Records / Way In Shop Junior Wear / Wolff's Men's Wear / World Bazaar / Worth's Women's Wear / Zales Jewelers