Peninsula Shopping Center, Rolling Hills Estates, California

Abstract/Description: Image shows view looking north of the north entrance of the Peninsula Shopping Center with storefront signs for Finley's Jewelry Photography and Gift store, Innes Shoes, and Aurora Lighting. A pedestrian walking and mature landscaping is visible at center. The Peninsula Shopping Center was developed by Jerry Moss and Palos Verdes Properties on a 30 acre site bounded by Indian Peak Road, Crossfield Drive, Silver Spur Road and Hawthorne Boulevard. It celebrated its grand opening in May 1961. The architectural firm of Gruen & Associates were commissioned to design the project with a mix of modern and Spanish architecture. Peninsula Shopping Center itself was part of the larger Peninsula Center development project on approximately 100 acres of land along Silver Spur between Hawthorne Boulevard and Crenshaw. This section of the shopping complex with 14 stores was completed as the second unit of the complex in 1962.
Subject(s): Shopping centers--California--Rolling Hills Estates
Rolling Hills Estates (Calif.)
Date Created: 1975