Santa Fe Springs, California has been home to two regional malls and one open-air shopping center, anchored by department stores.
|Location||Telegraph at Carmenita, Santa Fe Springs|
|Total retail floor area||540,000-square-foot (50,000 m2)|
The former 540,000-square-foot (50,000 m2) Santa Fe Springs Mall, built in 1985 as a regional mall which included a Sears (relocated to Whittwood Mall in 1996) and an 8-screen Mann multicinema, is now the site of the Gateway Plaza power center, anchored by Target, Ross Dress for Less (formerly OfficeMax and Marshalls), El Super (formerly Gigante), Walmart, and L.A. Fitness. This mall is located on Telegraph Road at the intersection of Carmenita Road.
|Location||Washington and Norwalk, Santa Fe Springs|
|Total retail floor area||200,000-square-foot (19,000 m2)|
Whittier Downs Shopping Center was a 200,000-square-foot (19,000 m2) shopping center that served the community of West Whittier-Los Nietos, California from the 1950s through the 1980s, anchored by J. C. Penney. The center is at Washington and Norwalk boulevards and within the city limits of Santa Fe Springs. Pereira & Luckman were the architects.
The center opened in 1955 with parking for 740 cars. Unusually, shops faced both a pedestrian mall as well as the parking lot.
In the late 1980s, the mall was demolished and the site was redeveloped into the Santa Fe Springs Marketplace, a neighborhood center anchored by a Food 4 Less supermarket and large Rite Aid pharmacy (formerly Thrifty Drugs).
|Location||Telegraph at Orr and Day, Santa Fe Springs|
The former Santa Fe Springs Shopping Center opened in 1954 with W. T. Grant, Market Basket and David's Department Store, is now called a neighborhood shopping center, Santa Fe Springs Promenade, with 112,000 square feet (10,400 m2) The dedication of a 40-foot-tall sign spelling out "Santa Fe Springs" at the center in 1956 was the celebrated with a three-day city festival.