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Southland Mall (Hayward, California)

Southland Mall
Entrance Arch
Location Hayward, California
Coordinates
Address 1 Southland Drive
Hayward, California
Opening date 1964
Management Rouse Properties
Owner Rouse Properties
No. of stores and services approximately 100
No. of anchor tenants 7
No. of floors 2
Parking outdoor
Website http://www.southlandmall.com/

Southland Mall is a major shopping mall in Hayward, California, owned and managed by Rouse Properties after General Growth Properties spun off the mall and some of its other properties to form Rouse in 2012. The mall is primarily a single-level structure, with a small lower level beneath anchor retailer JC Penney, and free standing restaurants in the outlying parking areas. The center is located off I-880 at Winton Avenue, at the western end of the city. The mall currently houses anchor stores Sears, Macy's, JC Penney and Kohl's. Other businesses include Ross, Foot Locker, Forever 21, Gamestop, Applebee's, Ashley Stewart and Bath & Body Works, among others. The mall has a food court and a TimeOut Arcade.

History

In 1961, a strip plaza known as Palma Ceia (Portuguese for "Palm Supper") was completed, which contained a Lucky's, Thrifty Drug Store (now a Rite Aid), and other smaller stores. There was also a freestanding Sears. When the main building of Southland Mall was built, the Palma Ceia name was dropped.

Southland Mall was dedicated in 1964, added to the previously existing Sears. The name Southland is derived from the mall's location in Southern Alameda County. The new, fully enclosed mall included a Woolworth and JCPenney. A Liberty House (later Emporium Capwell and then Macy's) was part of a major expansion completed in 1972, which included an indoor ice rink.

In 1995, a new Mervyns store opened, replacing Joseph Magnins, an earlier Southland store. It became the new flagship of the Hayward-based department store chain. In 1998, Old Navy opened next to Sears. In 2004, Walgreens moved out of Southland. In 2006, Old Navy closed. In January 2007, Mimi's Cafe opened. Steve & Barry's moved into the former The Good Guys! (which had been the ice rink). In September 2009, Kohl's took over the Mervyn's store that had been shuttered earlier in the year. Lucky's closed its doors on August 2, 2008. Steve & Barry's closed in late 2008. Mimi's Cafe closed abruptly in September 2014.

Entertainment

The mall's entertainment offerings included a large aviary, an ice skating rink, and a "Le Mans Speedway"; the speedway was originally located upstairs but was eventually relocated to the "Lower Mall" area and finally removed when the area was converted to a food court and arcade.

External links

  • Southland Mall website
  • Southland Mall at bigmallrat blog
  • Southland Mall at labelscar.com website
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