In a close-up aerial of the original shopping facility, its lush landscaping and reflecting pools may be seen. The layout of the complex was rather unique. Its store blocks were arranged in a stair-step fashion to relieve the monotony of a continuous strip of stores.
Photo from http://bcvarch.com (BCV Architects)
The mall as it was configured after its first expansion, which was completed in 1978. The center now encompassed 1.2 million leasable square feet and housed seventy retailers. New Neiman Marcus and Bullock's Wilshire stores served as fifth and sixth anchors.