The original shopping center. Its "highly modern" decor included a Central Plaza duck pond, South Mall bird aviary and North Mall fountain court and tropical garden.
GRAND CENTRAL MALL TENANTS 1972 [PARTIAL LIST]:
THE DIAMOND (with cafeteria) / J.C. PENNEY (with Beauty Salon and freestanding Auto Center) / SEARS (with attached Auto Center) / G.C. MURPHY (with luncheonette) / Lerner Shops / Embee's ladies' wear / The Parasol ladies' wear / Fashion Bug ladies' wear/ Dil's River Packet men's & boy's wear / Creations Unlimited / Waldenbooks / Walden Hallmark / National Record Mart / House Of Toys / Hickory Farms Of Ohio / General Nutrition Center / Pretzel Oven / Pizza Inn / Dog House German & Kosher Hot Dogs / Bressler's Ice Cream / Seddon's Restaurant (with bar, bandstand and dance floor) / Grand Central Mall Cinema I & II / Radio Shack / Tandy Leather / Broughton's Ice Cream / Community Room