Sunday, June 04, 2006

Northland Center

Southfield, Michigan - Summer 1963

Busy shoppers inside Northland Center mall in 1963.

Mall history: 1954 - present
Architect: Victor Gruen (1903-1980)
Current website: here
Current aerial view
Previous entries: 1, 2, 3


Blogger BIGMallrat said...

Did everyone buy the same knee-length skirt?

Sun Jun 04, 11:03:00 AM  
Blogger Cora said...

Fashion of the times. But at least, there's some racial and age group diversity here.

By the way, does anybody else find it funny that Northland center was located in Southfield, Michigan?

Sun Jun 04, 06:37:00 PM  
Blogger todd said...

The NORTHLAND /SOUTHFIELD thing always was interesting to me too. Just doesn't sound right. About the photo.... remember the days when "ladies dressed up to shop" and it was an event!

Mon Jun 05, 07:10:00 AM  
Blogger Steven Swain said...

Looks like this phot was taken inside Hudson's. That's the only part of the mall that was muiti-level back then. I love escalator shots like this. Hell, I love escalators!

Tue Jun 06, 10:25:00 PM  
Anonymous didi said...

Most of the time nowadays when you do see "ladies" dressing up for shopping it's usually something godawful that they should not have paid money for in the first place. LOL

Fri Jun 09, 10:25:00 AM  
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