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Glendale Fashion Center was a regional shopping mall in Glendale, California anchored by department stores, which today is the site of a large power center by the same name.

The center opened in 1966 anchored by a J. W. Robinson's department store,[1] as well as Joseph Magnin and Desmond's.[2] Later, Joseph Magnin moved to the Glendale Galleria and a local retailer, Webb's, expanded the space from 30,000 to 67,500 square feet and moved into it on September 27, 1979.[3]

After damage from the 1994 Northridge earthquake, the mall was demolished and the site was turned into an open-air power center,[4] the 264,474-square-foot center with anchors including Strouds Linens, Michaels, Ross Dress for Less, Ralphs supermarket, Longs Drugs (now CVS Pharmacy), Barnes and Noble, and Nordstrom Rack.[5]


  1. ^ "Glendale Fashion Center Has Anniversary". Los Angeles Times. May 18, 1975.
  2. ^ "Store list Glendale Fashion Center". The Los Angeles Times. 18 May 1975. p. 232.
  3. ^ "Webb's Store Schedules Move to Glendale Facility". Los Angeles Times. September 16, 1979.
  4. ^ "New look for Fashion Center Mall in Glendale". Los Angeles. June 6, 2000.
  5. ^ "Glendale Fashion Center sold to Encino-based Investors", Los Angeles Times, July 13, 2011

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