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No Minorities at the New Fox Hills Mall of the Future
Yesterday our friends at Curbed LA told everyone that the Fox Hills Mall was going to be renovated all Westfield-like, and because they rule, they had lots of nice pictures after the jump.
The very last image was the incredibly creepy food court of the future. In the artists' rendition not only wasn't there much food, but where are the types of people who actually frequent the Culver City landmark? Sure ain't those yuppies in the picture, that's for damn sure.
No we're certainly not the PC police, but if you want to sell a concept so as to get people excited about something, at least know a little something about the place you clearly want to whitewash in the remodel. Unless of course Omniplan knows something about the future that we don't know.
Video of the Fox Hills Mall from back in the day and more after the jump.
Deep in the comments at the Curbed post is this little memory that we'd like to highlight.
Some of us will remember when the Beverly Center was a boarded up amusement park, Westside Pavilion was a strip mall with a freestanding May Co. next door, Century City was a small open center, Santa Monica Place was still on the drawing boards, and the 3rd Street Promenade was a homeless haven with a Penney's and a (good) cheap movie house. Back then, Fox Hills Mall was THE MALL. My family lived in the marina and I went there a lot.
As the other malls opened, Fox Hills declined.