Pizzazzz, a locally-owned boutique carrying a "wild array" of mod clothing, opened along with the mall proper, in March 1971. The store featured a black-light-lit interior, psychedelic posters and "far-out" musical accompaniment.
Photo from the Mid-Cities Daily News


Zales Jewelers also began business in March 1971. Standing in front of the shiny new store are manager Daniel Aureli and his assistant, Tom Abel.
Photo from the Mid-Cities Daily News