This shot and the two that follow show the shopping facility as it appeared in the early 1960s. In the photo above, the Sears store is seen on the left.
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The lush landscaping at OAKBROOK CENTER was designed by San Francisco's Lawrence Halprin.
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A view of the mall's north court area. Sears appears on the right.
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