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Santa Monica Place
Santa Monica Place Macerich.jpg
Location Santa Monica, California, USA
Opening date 1980 (reopened on August 6, 2010)
Developer The Rouse Company
Management Macerich
Owner Macerich
Architect Frank Gehry (1980), Jon Jerde (2010)
No. of anchor tenants 3
Total retail floor area 475,000sf[1]
No. of floors 3
Parking Structured
Website Official Website

Santa Monica Place is a shopping mall in Santa Monica, California. The mall is located at the south end of Santa Monica's Third Street Promenade shopping district, two blocks from the beach and Santa Monica Pier. The mall spans three levels, and is anchored by Nordstrom, Bloomingdale's, and an ArcLight Cinema. The mall's tenant mix is predominantly upscale, featuring Tiffany & Co., Louis Vuitton, Burberry, Emporio Armani, and Diane Von Furstenberg.

It underwent a massive, three-year renovation process beginning in January 2008[2] and was re-opened as a modern outdoor shopping mall on August 6, 2010.[3]

Old indoor mall design by Frank Gehry


History[edit]

Santa Monica Place originally opened in 1980 at the apex of Santa Monica's Third Street Promenade, developed by The Rouse Company. Anchored by Robinsons-May and Macy's, it featured 120 shops & restaurants and a food court, spanning three levels. Notably, Santa Monica Place was one of the first works of architect Frank Gehry early in his professional career with Gruen Associates.[4]

Macerich purchased Santa Monica Place from Rouse in 1999, and rumors of major changes to the then-flailing shopping center were reported.[5] In 2004, the company proposed tearing down the mall and replacing it with a 10-acre (40,000 m2) complex of high-rise condos, shops and offices.[6] The plan met with strong opposition from local residents who felt the project did not meet the low-rise character of the neighborhood and would worsen traffic. In a second 2007 proposal, Macerich significantly scaled back its plans, which was received as positive by the public, and was passed.[7]

The $250 million project removed the mall's roof and gutted the interior, replacing it with two levels of retail shops and a third level food court. At the same time, Macy's was converted into a Bloomingdale's while the Steve and Barry's, formerly Robinsons-May was replaced with a Nordstrom. Dallas-based Omniplan served as the executive architects in association with The Jerde Partnership who served as the design architects.[8] The grand reopening occurred on August 6, 2010. The architect for the redesign was Jon Jerde. It was his last major work before he died.[9]

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2316 news items

KTLA

KTLA
Sun, 24 Apr 2016 23:55:20 -0700

Three people were arrested Sunday after a smash-and-grab robbery at a jewelry store in the Santa Monica Place shopping mall, authorities said. Police tape is seen outside a Ben Bridge store at the Santa Monica Place shopping mall on April 24, 2016.

WWD

WWD
Wed, 20 Apr 2016 06:07:38 -0700

Los Angeles-based jewelry designer Chan Luu reopens her only U.S. store in Santa Monica Place mall. By Marcy Medina. Chan Luu's new Santa Monica store. Courtesy of Chan Luu. Print; A- A A+ ...

Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times
Thu, 28 Apr 2016 07:03:45 -0700

The 925-square-foot shop, located between the Swarovski and Pandora stores on the second level of Santa Monica Place, will be the showcase for the label's latest collections across all of those categories. Chan Luu, 395 Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica.

LA Canyon News

LA Canyon News
Mon, 25 Apr 2016 15:27:34 -0700

SANTA MONICA—A jewelry store inside the shopping center Santa Monica Place was burglarized on Sunday, April 24, a manager of Santa Monica Place confirmed to Canyon News. Three people were arrested for the smash-and-grab robbery, according to ...

Santa Monica Mirror

Santa Monica Mirror
Thu, 14 Apr 2016 12:41:15 -0700

“The Santa Monica luxury housing market is booming as more and more buyers are attracted to beachfront locations near the iconic Santa Monica Pier, Third Street Promenade and Santa Monica Place,” said Frank Symons, executive vice president and chief ...
 
Santa Monica Daily Press
Mon, 18 Apr 2016 06:07:30 -0700

Kaiser Permanente is serving as the title sponsor, with other sponsors including Downtown Santa Monica, the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows, Santa Monica Place/Macerich, Santa Monica Travel & Tourism and Steve Little Insurance. Two of the event's ...

The Real Deal Magazine

The Real Deal Magazine
Wed, 13 Apr 2016 10:46:23 -0700

Sotheby's Western Region COO Frank Symons said in a press release that Santa Monica beachfront locations are particularly attractive to buyers, including the areas near the Santa Monica Pier, Third Street Promenade and Santa Monica Place. Coming in at ...

Apparel News

Apparel News
Wed, 27 Apr 2016 10:48:45 -0700

But she has never ventured into the U.S. retail world until now. The long-time designer recently opened her first U.S. flagship at Santa Monica Place, not far from the Santa Monica Pier and the Pacific Ocean. Luu, who was born in Vietnam and later ...
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