Peninsula Shopping Center, Rolling Hills Estates, California

Abstract/Description: Image shows view looking south of the north facade of the Peninsula Shopping Center with the sign Peninsula Center over an archway and showing store signage for Thrifty Drug Store, Rea’s Hardware, Wetherby Kayser Shoe and TJMaxx. A parking lot with parked cars is visible in the foreground. Inscribed on the back of the image is “Peninsula 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.
Subject(s): Rolling Hills Estates (Calif.)
Palos Verdes Peninsula (Calif.)
Shopping centers--California--Rolling Hills Estates
Parking lots
Date Created: undated