Then & Now: December 2003 Archives

Riverside Plaza

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Last summer, the early stages of demolition began at the Riverside Plaza. This past week, the last remaining buildings -- outside of the spared Harris-Gottschalks -- were finally brought down. An illustrious end to Riverside's oldest "mall" which opened in 1956.

Now, the real work begins to transform the site into a 500,000 sq. ft. outdoor shopping plaza -- ironically, exactly as the Plaza was prior to an add-a-roof renovation in 1984.

Sources: The Press-Enterprise


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