The dome of the Rotunda of Westfield Mall on and Market Streets used to be the highlight of the Emporium Capwell's store, where San Francisco families would celebrate the holidays in style, or shop in a beautifully lit main floor.
If only modern shopping malls could be so attractive. The Superior Arcade in Cleveland was built in 1890 and was one of America's first indoor shopping malls. The arcade was designed by John Eisenmann and consisted of two towers connected by a atrium.
This photograph is of a performance of the Cleveland Ballet at the Arcade which was taken on August Due to financial difficulties, the Cleveland Ballet stopped performing in September Oh, the possibilities for the future.
This nighttime view of Euclid Avenue, with the Old Arcade in the foreground and buildings on the north side of the street to East Ninth Street in the distance, is a retouched photograph. Creator unknown Source J. Mark Souther Postcard Collection Publisher Century Post Card Co., Cleveland, Ohio Date circa 1913
Built in 1890 and designed by Stephen V. Harkness, the Arcade in Cleveland was one of the country's first enclosed malls--and like Southdale, modeled on the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. This image dates from the