Seattle-based The Bon Marche added a second anchor store to KARCHER MALL. Housing 60,000 square feet on a single level, it welcomed its first patrons in August 1973.
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A circa-'73 layout of the newly-enlarged mall. An expansion of its East Wing is indicated in gray. In addition to The Bon Marche, it housed a twin cinema. A Falk's ID department store has also been installed in existing space. KARCHER MALL now contained around fifty stores and was surrounded by a 2,200-car parking area.