The original -921,000 square foot- shopping hub. It was a cluster layout, open-air complex with sixty stores and services. At the time of its opening, in September 1966, it was reputedly the third-largest mall in Chicagoland.
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.