1954. The nucleus of LAKEWOOD CENTER -May Company, Butler Brothers and the West and East blocks of the North Mall- is completed. A supermarket anchors the north and south ends of the complex and the FACULTY SHOPS, an outparcel mini-mall, is dedicated.


LAKEWOOD CENTER 1951 TENANTS:
BUTLER BROTHERS / HIRAM'S supermarket

NEW TENANTS 1952:
MAY COMPANY (with Lakeshore Room restaurant, pharmacy, beauty salon, medical clinic and public auditorium) / F.W. WOOLWORTH (with luncheonette) / BOYS MARKET supermarket / Bond Clothes / Currie's Ice Cream / Hartfield's apparel / Leed's Qualicraft Shoes / Lee's Department Store (with beauty salon) / People's Bank / Rhodes Jewelers / Sav-on Drug (with luncheonette) / See's Candies / Hody's Family Restaurant (outparcel) / Miller Car Wash (outparcel) / Standard Oil Filling Station (outparcel)

NEW TENANTS 1953:
US Post Office (outparcel) / Milton's Cleaners / Lakewood Center Laundromat (outparcel) /  Ariotti's Shoe Repair / Armstrong Nurseries / Lakewood Bowl (outparcel)

NEW TENANTS 1954 (includes FACULTY SHOPS stores):
Holiday Shoes / Thom McAn Shoes / C.H. Baker Shoes / Comar's Children's Shoes / Lakewood Center Liquors / Melody Dress Shop / Aggy's Fashions / Beale's Home Furnishings / Gilbert's Hobbies & Crafts / Gordon's Barber Shop / Lynn Hawkins Photographers / Judy's ladies' wear / Lakewood Center Sporting Goods / Rattanland / Slenderella Figure Salon / Caltex Curtains / W.P. Fuller & Company / Gallenkamp Shoes / Home Savings & Loan Association / Kirby's Delicatessen / Norm Meager's Store For Men / Pfaff Sewing Center / Helen Grace Candies / The Herald American / Jean Ryan Fashions / Hobby Horse / The Independent Press-Telegram / Eldridge Men's Shop / The Smart Shop / Marsha's Kiddie Shop / Al Kalie Music Company / Chic Accessories / Los Angeles County Public Library / Mobil Television Sales & Service / Lakewood City Hall / Lakewood Center Tastee Freeze / Choates Famous Do-Nuts / Taylor's Quality Meats / Orange Julius / Ranger's Chow Mein To Take Out / Lakewood Center Stationers / DeCannis Hairstyling / Sav-On Family Shoes / Jacqman Paints & Wallpaper  / Standard Oil Filling Station (outparcel) 

NEW TENANTS 1955:
W.T. GRANT / Harris & Frank apparel / Franklin Stores ladies' wear / Innes Shoes / Clifton's Cafeteria / Moss Stores / Zukor's apparel / Chandler's Shoes