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Title
Whittier Downs Shopping Center, Santa Fe Springs
Alternative Title
Kelly-Holiday Mid-Century Aerial Photo Collection
Creator
Kelly, Howard D
Contributor
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation
Date Created and/or Issued
1956
Publication Information
Kelly-Holiday.; Pereira & Luckman
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Title supplied by cataloger.
Designed by architectural firm Pereira & Luckman with elements to maximize visual merchandising, this $3,000,000 shopping center opened in 1955. After just three decades of use, Whittier Downs Shopping Center was razed due to declining popularity.
Aerial view highlighting the Whittier Downs Shopping Center on the southeast corner of Washington (right) and Norwalk boulevards in Santa Fe Springs, surrounded by housing developments. Some of the retailers include: J. C. Penney, Thrifty Drug Co. (lower right corner of shopping center), F.W. Woolworth Co. (lower left corner of shopping center), and a Food Giant supermarket. The shopping center in the upper right includes a King Cole Market, designed by A. Quincy Jones. The homes surrounding the center are located in the community of West Whittier. Photograph dated February 16, 1956.
Type
Image
Format
1 negative :safety ;12 x 14 cm.
Photographic safety negatives
Identifier
00088610
Kelly-Holiday Mid-Century Aerial Collection
KHAF 238-1
CARL0004936303
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/4365
Subject
Whittier Downs Shopping Center (Santa Fe Springs, Calif.)
Shopping centers--California--Santa Fe Springs
Department stores--California--Santa Fe Springs
Stores & shops--California--Santa Fe Springs
Grocery stores--California--Santa Fe Springs
Streets--California--Santa Fe Springs
Lost architecture--California--Santa Fe Springs
Dwellings--California--Los Angeles County
Santa Fe Springs (Calif.)
Santa Fe Springs (Calif.)--Aerial views
Aerial photographs
Jones, A. Quincy(Archie Quincy),1913-1979
Time Period
1951-1960

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