Fountains such as this contributed to the (quote-unquote) "tropical splendor" of the original GRAND CENTRAL MALL. This water feature was built with lava rock imported from the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
Photo from http://www.flickriver.com / "Flickriver PhotoStream" / William Bird
A vintage view of the South Wing bird aviary and J.C. Penney mall entrance.
Photo from https://www.youtube.com / "Grand Central Mall Celebrates 40 Fabulous Years
Also in the South Wing was the main mall entry of the G.C. Murphy 5 & 10. This 49,000 square foot store included a luncheonette.
Photo from "Explore Country Roads, West Virginia, and more!"