PONTIAC MALL, the Motor City's first fully-enclosed shopping center, opened in the spring of 1962. The original complex was anchored by Montgomery Ward and a Hudson's Budget Store, with supermarkets on its north and south ends.


PONTIAC MALL TENANTS 1963:

HUDSON'S BUDGET STORE / MONTGOMERY WARD (with Buffeteria Snack Bar and attached Auto Center) / CUNNINGHAM DRUG (with luncheonette) / S.S. KRESGE 5 & 10 (with luncheonette) / KROGER supermarket / SAVON supermarket (outparcel) / Alberts ladies' wear / Arlen Shops Fabrics / Associates Loan / Baird's Barber Shop / Baker's Shoes / Bond Clothes / Card-a-rama / Claire Hats / Community National Bank / Crocker Candies / Culligan Water Softner / Donnell's Hair Stylist / Empire Shoe Repair / Father & Son Shoes / Finger's Art Supplies / General Motors Acceptance Corporation / Grinnell's Music / Highland Appliance / Hughes & Hatcher men's wear / Karmelkorn / Kinney Shoes / Mall Florist / Marianne Shops / Marwil Book Company / Miami Bake Shop / Nationwide Insurance / Pontiac Mall Dental Office / Pontiac Mall Optical Center / Pontiac Travel Service / Richard's Boy's & Girl's Wear / Rose Jewelers / Sam & Walter Delicatessen / Sherwin-Williams Paints / Singer Sewing Center / Standard Oil station (outparcel) / Tandy Crafts / Ted's Restaurant / The Bookworm Shop / Tie Rak / Vanity Fair ladies' wear / Zuieback's Suburban ladies' wear