Shopping malls in California. In , the pedestrian bridge, known as Bridge of Gardens, and accompanying Garden Terrace were completed by landscape architect Kathryn Gustafson. Robinson's , which opened in the Fall. Del Monte Center Northridge Mall. Many ultra-luxury brands, which have very few boutiques nationwide, have chosen South Coast Plaza as one of their few and for some brands, their only store locations.
In , the center began opening its largest expansion, with Nordstrom replacing its store with a new location twice the size of the original in May, and the addition of a free-standing wing across Bear Street, identified as "Crystal Court" and anchored by The Broadway and J.
Robinson's , which opened in the Fall. These two stores were anchors at nearby Fashion Island , but were willing to cannibalize sales at that location due to the strong drawing power of South Coast Plaza. This signified South Coast Plaza's elevation from regional shopping center to national shopping destination. The expansion continued in fall with an enlargement of Bullock's and the redevelopment of the former Nordstrom as additional center space, including a Tiffany's that opened in fall The Crystal Court standalone wing never performed as well as the original center, its separation due both to land restrictions and the fact that May Co.
In , the I. Magnin location was closed by I. Magnin's new owner, Federated Department Stores and reopened as the first standalone Bullock's Men's store, also owned by Federated. When Federated merged all the stores into its Macy's West division in , it opted to not convert Broadway's Crystal Court location to Bloomingdale's. The west side was reoriented toward home furnishings, anchored by the former Broadway store, which was refurbished as Macy's Home and Furniture.
Festival of Children coincides with the foundation's efforts to recognize September as National Child Awareness Month. South Coast Plaza has always had a strong design element in its building. One of the most striking additions to the mall was the angular Bullock's wing designed by Welton Becket and the I. Magnin wing designed by Frank Gehry. In , Henry Segerstrom commissioned the sculptor, Isamu Noguchi, to design a small plaza at one end of the South-Coast facility.
The result, "California Scenario" was an international prizewinner and is enjoyed by visitors and workers from the surrounding office buildings alike. The — expansion introduced postmodern architecture to the mall with a recurring pyramid motif. Chandeliers took the shape of inverted pyramids, and the escalator atrium leading to the center's third floor is loosely modeled after the Grand Gallery of the Pyramid of Khufu. The original Mid-Century modern exteriors of Sears and May Company were redesigned shortly thereafter.
In , the pedestrian bridge, known as Bridge of Gardens, and accompanying Garden Terrace were completed by landscape architect Kathryn Gustafson. There are also carousels placed in wide rest areas. In , Anton Segerstrom decided that the center was well overdue for a remodeling.
South Coast Plaza underwent an intense makeover, with Italian ivory marble replacing the original burgundy tile floors, and travertine to surround new water and fountain features. Construction began in the Bloomingdale's wing, and was completed in time for the 40th anniversary of South Coast Plaza, in the Fall of , just one year later.
South Coast Plaza continuously brings in approximately 24 million visitors annually. The shopping center has about 2. Its stores generate revenue of nearly 1. Many ultra-luxury brands, which have very few boutiques nationwide, have chosen South Coast Plaza as one of their few and for some brands, their only store locations. Zara made its debut in the California market opening their first California store in South Coast Plaza in As of Fall , this is still the only southern California location, with Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills notably absent.
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Monday – Friday 10am–9pm Saturday 10am–8pm Sunday 11am–pm. The South Coast Plaza is one of the popular shopping malls in California with more than stores. The shopping center you can visit at: BRISTOL STREET, COSTA MESA, CA, Find and choose store on the list below placed at South Coast Plaza.5/5. South Coast Plaza is the South Bay / Orange County's indoor Rodeo Drive, similar to Beverly Hills, without the hassles of parking, traffic and the outdoor weather. This is an elite mall with all of the high end designer retailers you can imagine and dream of ever adorning their fashion and wares/5(K).