An August 13, 1968 advert heralding the grand opening of SOUTHGATE MALL.
Graphic from The Florence Times-Tri Cities Daily


A circa-'68 SOUTHGATE plan. The "exciting new concept in shopping" enveloped 250,000 leasable square feet and thirty-six stores and services. After more than 40 years in business, it has never been expanded beyond these perameters.


SOUTHGATE MALL TENANTS 1968:

WOOLCO (with Red Coach Grill) / ROGERS / SHAINBERG'S / JACOBS DRUG (with luncheonette) / A & P Supermarket / WINN DIXIE Supermarket / V.J. ELMORE 5 & 10 / Best Jewelers / Brother & Sister Shop / Eckles Barber Shop / Eleanor Shop / First Colbert Bank / Ford Shoes / Garden Terrace Cafeteria / Goodyear Tire & Appliance / Hammond-Pate Hallmark Cards /  LaGroue's Pet Shop / LaPetite Beauty Shop / Linda's / Magnavox Home Entertainment Center / Orange Julius / Singer Sewing Center / Southgate Mall Photo Center / The Boutique / The Colony Shop / The Red Rooster / Thom McAn Shoes / Tommie Lee's / U.S. Post Office (outparcel) / Viviane Woodward Cosmetic Studio / Webster's / Zales Jewelers