From today's vantage point, a shopping mall from the year 1970 seems quite different than a contemporary one. Here is a quick rundown of the standard features of a circa-'70 center.
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One of many classic mall and retro retail internet sites, the MALL HALL OF FAME is a "Mid-mod Mall Museum", centered on American shopping centers built during the mid-20th century (1946-1979). There are short articles, 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.