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Kelvin Mason has been selected executive vice president of the Arcadia Chamber of Commerce. Biographical notes included.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
August 14, 1980
Pages
p. 1 photo
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
August 14, 1980
Pages
p. 1 photo
Subjects
Chamber of Commerce
Mason, Kel
Item ID
905AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Jim Helms and Kelvin Mason were named Citizens of the year for 1978 by the Arcadia Chamber of Commerce. Article gives a brief sketch of community service of both recipients.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
March 11, 1979
Pages
p. A-1 photo
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
March 11, 1979
Pages
p. A-1 photo
Subjects
Citizen of the Year - 1979
Helms, James
Mason, Kel
Item ID
962AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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A proposed expansion of Santa Anita Fashion Park could bring a Nordstrom , a May Co., and 50 to 60 new stores to the mall within two to three years.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
October 10, 1991
Pages
p. A-1
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
October 10, 1991
Pages
p. A-1
Subjects
Fashion Park
Item ID
1557AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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May Co. has bowed out of the proposed expansion of the Santa Anita Fashion Park. As a result, the project's price tag should drop from $75 million to approximately $32 million.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
March 19, 1992
Pages
p. A-1
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
March 19, 1992
Pages
p. A-1
Subjects
Fashion Park
Item ID
45AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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A bomb scare at the J. C. Penney Co. store in Santa Anita Fashion Park mall led to the closing of about ten stores and the evacuation of more than 100 customers and employees.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
January 18, 1989
Pages
p. A-2
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
January 18, 1989
Pages
p. A-2
Subjects
Fashion Park
Item ID
1556AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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McCoy Building taken by librarian Alfreda Bolduan in 1965 when it housed the AUTO PARTS & EQUIPMENT CO. on ground floor.

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Date
1965

  1 image

Date
1965
Subjects
Frank McCoy General Merchandise
Auto Parts & Equipment Co.
First Avenue
City Hall
Physical Description
3 1/2 x 3 1/2
ID
188
Collection
Photographs
Images
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Arcadia Fashion Park shows sales increase, reports Topper Smith, general manager. Business up 7% in June and up 5% in July and August.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
September 8, 1983
Pages
p. A-1 photo of Mr. Topper
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
September 8, 1983
Pages
p. A-1 photo of Mr. Topper
Subjects
Fashion Park
Item ID
1549AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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View east on Huntington Drive from near intersection with Santa Anita. Old City Hall was still at NW corner of Huntington Drive and First at this time. Theater which was on south side appears to be gone. Seeley's Jewelers is in 1948 City Directory, but not 1944 City Directory.

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Date
c. mid-1940's

  1 image

Date
c. mid-1940's
Subjects
Huntington Drive
Arcadia Bootery
Seeley's Jewelry
Physical Description
8x10 b&w
ID
599
Collection
Photographs
Images
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Kel Mason to be installed as President.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
March 28, 1974
Pages
p. 1
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
March 28, 1974
Pages
p. 1
Subjects
Chamber of Commerce
Mason, Kel
Item ID
887AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Wide angle exposure gives surrealistic appearance to photo taken inside Fashion Park Mall from upper level. Standing in foreground are left to right: Robert Strub, President of Santa Anita Inc., (unidentified), and Bill Stone, General Manager of Fashion Park. A Roy Lichtenstein sculpture is seen behind them.

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Date
c.1975

  1 image

Date
c.1975
Subjects
Fashion Park
Strub, Robert
Stone, Bill
Physical Description
8x10
ID
731
Collection
Photographs
Images
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Kel Mason has been executive vice-president of the Arcadia Chamber of Commerce since 1980. He is profiled.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
March 26, 1992
Pages
p. A-7 photo
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
March 26, 1992
Pages
p. A-7 photo
Subjects
Chamber of Commerce
Mason, Kel
Item ID
52AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
May 13, 1965 p. 1; May 20, 1965 p. 1; May 23, 1965 p. 1; May 30, 1965 p. 1; June 10, 1965 p. 1; June 17, 1965 p. 1; June 20, 1965 p. 1; June 24, 1965 p. 1; July 15, 1965 p. 1; July 29, 1965 p. 1; September 5, 1965 p. 1; September 9, 1965 p. 1; September 16, 1965 p. 1; October 24, 1965 p. 1; July 28, 1966 p. 33; August 4, 1966 p. 37 (opens)
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
May 13, 1965 p. 1; May 20, 1965 p. 1; May 23, 1965 p. 1; May 30, 1965 p. 1; June 10, 1965 p. 1; June 17, 1965 p. 1; June 20, 1965 p. 1; June 24, 1965 p. 1; July 15, 1965 p. 1; July 29, 1965 p. 1; September 5, 1965 p. 1; September 9, 1965 p. 1; September 16, 1965 p. 1; October 24, 1965 p. 1; July 28, 1966 p. 33; August 4, 1966 p. 37 (opens)
Subjects
Business and Industry - May Co.
Item ID
3724AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Birth. Born to Mr. and Mrs. John Herbert.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
September 7, 1944
Pages
p. 3
Announcement Type
Birth
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
September 7, 1944
Pages
p. 3
Announcement Type
Birth
Subjects
Herbert, son
Item ID
7227AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
April 20, 1950
Pages
p. 1, Section 2
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
April 20, 1950
Pages
p. 1, Section 2
Subjects
Arcadia Authors - Pease, Herbert L.
Item ID
3626AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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General articles re Fashion Park

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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
May 3, 1970 p. 1
May 20, 1970 p. 1
May 24, 1970 p. 1
May 27, 1970, p. 1
June 27, 1970 p. 1
July 5, 1970 p. 1
July 19, 1970 p. 1
August 5, 1970 p. 1
August 12, 1970 p. 1
August 23, 1970 p. 1
August 30, 1970 p. 1
September 9, 1970 p. 1
September 13, 1970 p. 1
November 8, 1970 p. 1
November 11, 1970 p. 1
November 15, 1970 p. 1
January 10, 1971 pp. 1, 2
January 20, 1971 p. 1 (conditional approval by City Council)
January 24, 1971 p. 1
February 7, 1971 p. 1
February 24, 1971 p. 1
February 28, 1971 p. 1
March 24, 1971 p. 1
March 31, 1971 p. 1
April 4, 1971 p. 1
April 7, 1971 p. 1
April 11, 1971 p. 1
April 18, 1971 p. 1
April 21, 1971 p. 1 (opposition)
april 25, 1971 p. 1 (Council approves)
May 5, 1971 p. 1
November 14, 1971 p. 1
January 2, 1972 p. 1
April 9, 1972 p. 1 (to open in 1973)
May 25, 1972 p. 1 (model)
August 17, 1972 p. 1 (traffic pattern studied)
December 7, 1972 p. 1 (Entrance plan)
March 22, 1973 p. 1 (People Looking Ahead Now (Plan) comm.
May 3, 1973 p. 1 (suit filed)
May 6, 1973 p. 1
May 10, 1973 p. 1 (hearing ordered)
May 13, 1973 p. 1 (bids open)
June 7, 1973 p. 1 (approved by court)
June 24, 1973 p. 1 (ground breaking)
October 28, 1973 p. 1
November 8, 1973 p. 1
November 25, 1973 p. 1 (suit against Fashion Park)
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
May 3, 1970 p. 1
May 20, 1970 p. 1
May 24, 1970 p. 1
May 27, 1970, p. 1
June 27, 1970 p. 1
July 5, 1970 p. 1
July 19, 1970 p. 1
August 5, 1970 p. 1
August 12, 1970 p. 1
August 23, 1970 p. 1
August 30, 1970 p. 1
September 9, 1970 p. 1
September 13, 1970 p. 1
November 8, 1970 p. 1
November 11, 1970 p. 1
November 15, 1970 p. 1
January 10, 1971 pp. 1, 2
January 20, 1971 p. 1 (conditional approval by City Council)
January 24, 1971 p. 1
February 7, 1971 p. 1
February 24, 1971 p. 1
February 28, 1971 p. 1
March 24, 1971 p. 1
March 31, 1971 p. 1
April 4, 1971 p. 1
April 7, 1971 p. 1
April 11, 1971 p. 1
April 18, 1971 p. 1
April 21, 1971 p. 1 (opposition)
april 25, 1971 p. 1 (Council approves)
May 5, 1971 p. 1
November 14, 1971 p. 1
January 2, 1972 p. 1
April 9, 1972 p. 1 (to open in 1973)
May 25, 1972 p. 1 (model)
August 17, 1972 p. 1 (traffic pattern studied)
December 7, 1972 p. 1 (Entrance plan)
March 22, 1973 p. 1 (People Looking Ahead Now (Plan) comm.
May 3, 1973 p. 1 (suit filed)
May 6, 1973 p. 1
May 10, 1973 p. 1 (hearing ordered)
May 13, 1973 p. 1 (bids open)
June 7, 1973 p. 1 (approved by court)
June 24, 1973 p. 1 (ground breaking)
October 28, 1973 p. 1
November 8, 1973 p. 1
November 25, 1973 p. 1 (suit against Fashion Park)
Subjects
Fashion Park
Item ID
3911AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Contents
1. "Santa Anita to launch." Los Angeles Times, April 22, 1971, San Gabriel Valley section. 2. Pro-Fashion Park flyer, March 30, 1971. 3. "Taxpayers for Fashion Park." Letter from group to Arcadia residents, circa March 1971. 4. "Fashion Park No. 1." Arcadia Tribune, January 2, 1972. 5. "Voteā€¦
Contents
1. "Santa Anita to launch." Los Angeles Times, April 22, 1971, San Gabriel Valley section.
2. Pro-Fashion Park flyer, March 30, 1971.
3. "Taxpayers for Fashion Park." Letter from group to Arcadia residents, circa March 1971.
4. "Fashion Park No. 1." Arcadia Tribune, January 2, 1972.
5. "Vote Yes." Flyer by the Taxpayers for Fashion Park for referendum, April 1971.
6. "Santa Anita Fashion Park." Question and answer flyer done by Santa Anita Consolidated, circa 1971.
7. "Court orders additional." Arcadia Tribune, May 20, 1973.
8. "PLAN suit seeks to block." Arcadia News Post, May 22, 1973.
9. "Fashion Park gets OK." Arcadia Tribune, May 24, 1973.
10. "Ground broken." Arcadia News Post, June 13, 1973.
11. "Foes of Fashion Park turn to Federal Court." Los Angeles Times, October 18, 1973.
12. "PLAN files new lawsuit." Arcadia Tribune, October 28, 1973.
13. "Suit to block shopping." Los Angeles Times, November 6, 1973.
14. "District Court hears Fashion Park." Arcadia News Post, November 21, 1973.
15. "They don't give up." Arcadia Tribune, November 8, 1973.
16. "PLAN spokesman defends." Arcadia News Post, November 21, 1973.
17. "Fashion Park foes." Los Angeles Times, December 20, 1973.
18. "Fashion Park is altering skyline." Arcadia Tribune, March 7, 1974.
19. "Fashion Park ruling." Arcadia Tribune, February 28, 1974.
20. "Fashion Park halt denied." Arcadia Tribune, March 10, 1974.
21. "Fashion Park names 83 shops." Arcadia Tribune, June 13, 1974.
22. "Developer Hahn predicts." Arcadia Tribune, June 10, 1974.
23. "You discover Fashion Park." Los Angeles Times supplement section, October 13, 1974.
24. "On a clear day." Arcadia Tribune, November 7, 1974, photographs.
25. "Fashion Park opens." Arcadia Tribune, October 17, 1974.
26. "Arts of many kinds." News clip, circa 1975-1976.
27. "Broadway opening." Arcadia Tribune, circa October 1974.
28. "Info guide tells all." Arcadia Tribune, November 13, 1974.
29. "Brighter more colorful." Arcadia Tribune, December 26, 1974. Describes art pieces Roy Lichtenstein sculpture, Wright Flyer, others.
30. Ordinance No. 1981. An ordinance of the City of Arcadia approving zone change Z-92-002, rezoning an 8.2 acre portion of Santa Anita Race Track, parcel No. 949 at 385 West Huntington Drive from R-1 (single family) and S-1 (special use) to C-2D (general commercial with a design overlay), approved October 14, 1992. [In FILE FOLDER #2]
31. Memo from Assistant City Manager Peter Kinnahan to City Council regarding recommendations to Nordstrom Addition and Mall Expansion, January 19, 1993. [In FILE FOLDER #3]
32. Memo from Corkran W. Nicholson, Planning Department to City Council regarding Santa Anita Fashion Park Mall expansion. A design review of the proposed Nordstrom's building at 400 South Baldwin Avenue, April 6, 1993.
33. Memo from Corkran W. Nicholson, Planning Department to City Council regarding Santa Anita Fashion Park Mall expansion. A design review of the proposed two-story addition to the existing Robinsons-May building at 400 South Baldwin Avenue, May 4, 1993.
34. Financial analysis of Santa Anita Fashion Park. 302 page analysis by Julie Biggs, 1978. [In FILE FOLDER #2]
35. Financial analysis of Santa Anita Fashion Park. Appendix B. Companion piece of analysis listed as Item 34 in File Folder #2. [In FILE FOLDER #3]
36. "Santa Anita Fashion Park: A case study in successful ground lease financing." Original article for the Beverly Hills Bar Journal, 1978, by Julie Biggs.
37. "Santa Anita Fashion Park: A case study in successful ground lease financing." Beverly Hills Bar Journal, November/December 1978.
38. "Ernest W. Hahn, Inc. Shopping Centers." Brochure giving background of Fashion Park co-developers.
39. Fashion Park Preview, Spring 1988. 16 page publication.
40. "Sculpture removed." Highlander, January 27, 1988, page 3, with photograph.
41. "Camp Rainbow." Brochure about daycare at Fashion Park, 1988.
42. "Santa Anita Mall declares itself first smoke-free mall in its area." Los Angeles Business Journal, June 7-13, 1993.
43. Santa Anita Fashion Park information booklet regarding groundbreaking ceremony, January 21, 1993, for the construction of the expansion program. Includes announcements, press release, directories, fact sheets, etc.
44. Pictorial annual recap shows "Fashion Park opens," on October 12. Photo and caption: Buffums and the satellite stores making up the bulk of the mall opened first, with Broadway (shown) opening in November. Tribune, p. 1, December 26, 1974.
45. Brochure and directory "Santa Anita Fashion Park in Arcadia." c. 1980s.
46. Discover Santa Anita Fashion Park, the Thoroughbred of Shopping Centers, Directory 1978. Contains information about the Roy Lichtenstein sculpture that was 22 feet high and in the central mall cour and art on display at the mall by June Harrah and Pamela Weir.
Subjects
Fashion Park
Westfield Shoppingtown
Physical Description
3 folders
Item ID
88AF
Collection
Subject Files
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Biographical sketches of Otto Mason and Agnes Lessley, two residents recently honored at a recognition tea entitled "Spotlight on Volunteers", sponsored by the Crippled Children's Guild.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
April 1, 1979
Pages
p. A-5
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
April 1, 1979
Pages
p. A-5
Subjects
Lessley, Agnes
Mason, Otto
Item ID
1919AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Santa Anita Fashion Park's plan to expand its facilities to include a Nordstrom Department store and additional small retail stores is scheduled to come before the Arcadia Planning Commission at its November 27 meeting. According to Chuck Cline, general manager of the mall, plans are very much in the preliminary stages and no architectural plans have yet been drawn.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
October 25, 1984
Pages
p. A-1
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
October 25, 1984
Pages
p. A-1
Subjects
Fashion Park
Item ID
1551AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Ed Harver, Principal of First Avenue Jr. High School, is shown talking to Mr. and Mrs. Kel Mason (backs to camera) at Diamond Jubilee Ball.

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Date
September 30, 1978

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Date
September 30, 1978
Subjects
Centennial celebrations,etc.-Diamond Jubilee,1978-Ball
Schools-Employees-Harver, Ed
Mason, Della
Mason, Kel
Physical Description
5x7 b&w
ID
750
Collection
Photographs
Images
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May Co. closed both its Pasadena and Arcadia stores on January 7 because of poor business.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
January 18, 1989
Pages
p. A-1
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
January 18, 1989
Pages
p. A-1
Subjects
May Co.
Item ID
796AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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