Huntsville's first two shopping malls were small community-type centers, which were situated adjacent to one another in the southwestern quadrant of the city's downtown area. Originally open-air, they were hastily roofed-in as a reaction to the opening of the city's first interior mall, in 1966.


HEART OF HUNTSVILLE MALL TENANTS 1962:

SEARS (with freestanding Auto Center) / F.W. WOOLWORTH (with luncheonette) / M & J supermarket / Ellen's Cleaners / Mazer's for Modern Huntsville Furniture / Ed's men's wear / Three Sisters ladies' wear / Bell Brothers / Bill's men's wear / Zale's Jewelers / Allstate Insurance Company / National Key Company / Baker's Shoes /  Ladies' Bazaar / Household Finance Corporation / Brother & Sister Shop / Catha's Toy & Hobby Center / Ready's Bakery / Hinkles Barber Shop / Nita's Beauty Salon

DUNNAVANT'S MALL TENANTS 1964:

DUNNAVANT'S / Bartons Candy Shop / Clark's Barber Shop / People's National Bank of Huntsville / E Z Delicatessen / The Book Shop / Propst Drugs / Maurice's Dress Shop / Twenty-Eight Minute Ultra Clean / Caprice Coiffures by Brenda / Merle Norman Cosmetic Studio