Sears, a northeast anchor at WESTGATE, held its grand opening in November 2000. It took space previously occupied by Marshalls and Child World.
Photo from http://nedevelopment.com (New England Development)
One of many classic mall and retro retail internet sites, the MALL HALL OF FAME is a "Mid-mod" mall museum, covering shopping centers of America's mid-20th century (1946-1979). There are short articles, a few photos, and at least one physical layout drawing for every mall inducted. Please check your favorite mall articles often as new content is frequently being added.