Did you know Long Beach used to have it's own mall?

Beginning with the end of World War II, malls began to appear all around the country — and one of the first modern malls was Lakewood Center, which opened in 1951.

Thirty-one years later, in 1982, Long Beach got its very own Mall, called Long Beach Plaza, but that closed for good in 1999.

The Grunion is taking a short step back in time. This is Discovered History.

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