B'ham's CENTURY PLAZA opened, in 1975, as the city's second 2-level shopping center. In its hey day, it was decorated in high-end '70s mod style.
One of many classic mall and retro retail internet sites, the MALL HALL OF FAME is a "Mid-mod" mall museum, covering shopping centers of America's mid-20th century (1946-1979). There are short articles, a few photos, and at least one physical layout drawing for every mall inducted. Please check your favorite mall articles often as new content is frequently being added.