A circa-1964 rendering of the retail complex being developed by the J.B. Ivey and Belk chains. The design depicted here would be altered considerably before construction on the "Regional Shopping Center" began.
Photo from http://livemalls.blogspot.com / Pat Richardson
By 1968, the final design for BelVey Corporation's regional shopping mall had been established. Construction on the project, to be known as SOUTHPARK CENTER, was well underway by 1969.