Noun: a shopping mall that contains a relatively small number of outlets and with access to each store from the outside rather than from an interior corridor. All content on this website, including the dictionary, thesaurus, literature, geography and other reference data, is for informational purposes only. This information should not be considered complete, up to date and should not be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice from a legal, medical, or any other professional. Heritage Financial's senior marketing director, Robert Russini, appears before the Board to request approval of a modification for his sign at 273 Route 32 (Central Valley Mini Mall).
The proliferation of small malls from that time until the 1980s led to the enactment of an ordinance against small malls in Los Angeles in 1988. The smaller malls can be called small malls, while the larger ones can be called energy centers or big box centers. Developers from La Mancha built the first small modern-style shopping center (a few stores with parking in front) in Panorama City, Los Angeles, in 1973, and more than 600 in the metropolitan area. The small Los Angeles mall is considered to be the descendant of drive-in movie theaters with multiple independent vendors that appeared in the area in the 1920s. Shopping malls and shopping parks often range in size, from 5,000 square feet (460 m) to more than 100,000 square feet (9,300 m), and malls over 100,000 square feet.
The smaller variety is more common and is often found at the intersection of major streets in residential areas; it supplies a small residential area. When Bagel World wanted to create a brand, they had a blue and white sign that was the color of all the stores in the Central Valley Mini Mall and, after carefully reviewing it, they authorized the change. A mall, strip mall, or strip mall is a common type of mall in North America where stores are arranged in a row, with a sidewalk in front.