DADELAND CENTER, circa-1962. In its early years, the shopping hub was anchored by a single department store; Miami-based Burdine's. The open-air complex contained sixty-two stores in all and included an S.S. Kresge 5 & 10, Gray Drug and Food Fair supermarket. The parking lot had room for 3,400 autos.
DADELAND CENTER TENANTS 1962:
BURDINE'S (with Hibiscus Tea Room and freestanding Tire Center) / FOOD FAIR supermarket / GRAY DRUG (with luncheonette) / S.S. KRESGE (with luncheonette) / Baker's Shoes / Baron's Slack Bar / A.S. Beck Shoes / Beneficial Loan & Finance Company / Casual Shop / Cinderella Shoes / City Gas Company / Closets Beautiful / Crittenden's / Dadeland Barber Shop / Dadeland Laundry & Dry Cleaners / Dadeland Shoe Repair / Dolinger's ladies' wear / Eddie & Stephen's / Edison Lamp & Fixtures / Ferris Groves Fruit Shippers / First Federal Savings & Loan Association / Florsheim Shoes / Foremost Liquors / Harmony Music Shop / Hartley's apparel / Holiday Hunters Travel Agency / House of Melody / The Ironmonger / J. Cobbs / Kanter Juvenile Shoes / Lane Bryant / Lerner Shops / Mayor's Jewelers / Miss Georgette ladies' wear / Modernage Furniture / Nankin Red Cross Shoes / National Shirt Shops / Nelson's / Pampered Lady / Paris Hats / The Photo Center / Pilgrim's Sportswear / Pin Cushion Fabrics / Ronna's / Robin's Uniform Shop / Sandrell's / Sense Coiffures & Cosmetics / Silverberg's Apparel / Singer Sewing Center / Size 5-7-9 Shop / Southern Gardens Center / Standard Oil / Stuarts Ready-To-Wear For Ladies / Summit Restaurant, Lounge & Cafeteria / Swim 'n Sport Shops / Thom McAn Shoes / The Barefoot Mailman Gifts / Tiki Fashions / Tiny Town Toys / Won Ton Chinese Restaurant / Young Fashions