A full-page newspaper spread heralding the arrival of the 13 million dollar retail center. A circus-type atmosphere prevailed at its gala grand opening.
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The original strip plaza was anchored by Miami-based Richards. The 110,000 square foot store opened its doors in October 1960. It was the chain's third branch.
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