Rea’s True Value Hardware, Rolling Hills Estates, California

Abstract/Description: Image shows view looking south of the north facade of the Peninsula Shopping Center with signage for Rea’s True Value Hardware. Rea’s opened in 1961 and closed in 1998. 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.)
Signs and signboards
Date Created: undated