With its primary department stores having done an "anchors away", SUNSET CENTER continued on in a state or retail twilight. Stores came and went until the mall was repurposed, as GALLERIES AT SUNSET CENTER, in 2005.
Photo from http://www.thebowerbirdlbk.com 


An interior view of the artist colony complex, which houses over fifty galleries, studios and instructional facilities.  The mid-2000s reinvention of SUNSET CENTER was a novel reuse of an obsolete shopping mall.
Photo from http://www.thebowerbirdlbk.com